AromaDb: A Database of Plant's Aroma Molecules

Essential Oil Details

Essential Name
: Viola odorata essential oil
Plant Name
: Sweet violet
Plant Variety Name
: NA
Plant Tissue Name
: Leaf


The sweet scent of this flower has proved popular throughout the generations particularly in the late Victorian period, and has consequently been used in the production of many cosmetic fragrances and perfumes.


1. Akhbari, Maryam, Hossein Batooli, and Fereshteh Jookar Kashi. "Composition of essential oil and biological activity of extracts of Viola odorata L. from central Iran." Natural product research 26.9 (2012): 802-809.

Major Compound Details

Serial No.Compound Name Compound Percentage(%)
1Butyl 2-ethylhexyl phthalate 30.10

Minor Compound Details

Serial No.Compound Name Compound Percentage(%)
11-Hexadecene 4.53
2Hexadecane 4.52
3Geraniol 3.21
4Linalool 3.06
5Spathulenol 2.54
6Tridecane 2.23
7Citronellal 2.96
8Methyl Salicylate 2.32
9(E)-2-Hexenal 1.12
10(E)-2-Hexenol 1.42
111, 8-Cineole 1.92
12Undecanal 1.11
13Alpha- Pinene 1.31
14Dodecanol 1.29
15Beta-Pinene 0.62
16Camphor 0.92

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