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Essential Oil Details

Essential Name
: Levisticum aofficinalis essential oil
Plant Name
: Levisticum officinalis
Plant Variety Name
: NA
Plant Tissue Name
: Root


The essential oil of lovage were widely used in pharma industries and beacuse of its fragrance it was demanded in beverages and cosmetic industries

Other Details

The roots, which contain a heavy, volatile oil, are used as a mild aquaretic. Lovage root contains furanocoumarins which can lead to photosensitivity.

Biological Activity Details

Serial No.Biological Activity Name


1. Santos, Pedro AG, et al. "Growth and essential oil composition of hairy root cultures of Levisticum officinale WDJ Koch (lovage)." Plant Science 168.4 (2005): 1089-1096.

2. Sertel, Serkan, et al. "Chemical Composition and antiproliferative activity of essential oil from the leaves of a medicinal herb, Levisticum officinale, against UMSCC1 head and neck squamous carcinoma cells." Anticancer research 31.1 (2011): 185-191.

Major Compound Details

Serial No.Compound Name Compound Percentage(%)
1Falcarinol 19.4
2Liguistilide 14.0
3Beta-Pinene 9.3
4Alpha- Pinene 7.8

Minor Compound Details

Serial No.Compound Name Compound Percentage(%)
1Terpinolene 4.1
2Beta-Phellandrene 4.6
3Camphene 3.0
4Beta-Myrcene 1.3
5Carvacrol 1.2
6Limonene 1.4
7Sabinene 1.1
8Terpinen-4-Ol 0.6
9Tricyclene 0.1
10(E)-Beta-Ocimene 0.4
11Alpha-Phellandrene 0.1
12Gamma-Terpinene 0.4
13Octanal 0.1

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