AromaDb: A Database of Plant's Aroma Molecules

Essential Oil Details

Essential Name
: Ribes nigrum essential oil
Plant Name
: Blackcurrant
Plant Variety Name
: NA
Plant Tissue Name
: Leaf


Blackcurrant seed oil is rich in nutrients, especially vitamin E and unsaturated fatty acids, including alpha-linolenic acid and gamma-linolenic acid.

Biological Activity Details

Serial No.Biological Activity Name


1. Kiliç, Ceyda S., et al. "Essential Oil of the Leaves of Ribes nigrum L. from Turkey." Journal of Essential Oil Research 20.6 (2008): 512-514.

2. Stević, Tatjana, et al. "Composition and antimicrobial activity of the essential oil of the leaves of black currant (Ribes nigrum L.) cultivar Čačanska crna." Journal of the Serbian Chemical Society 75.1 (2010): 35-43.

Major Compound Details

Serial No.Compound Name Compound Percentage(%)
1Beta-Caryophyllene 12.90
2Alpha-Humulene 10.20
3Hexadecanoic Acid 10.70
4Caryophyllene Oxide 9.60
5Tetradecanoic Acid 7.20

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