AromaDb: A Database of Plant's Aroma Molecules

Essential Oil Details

Essential Name
: Murraya koenigii essential oil
Plant Name
: Curry tree
Plant Variety Name
: NA
Plant Tissue Name
: Fruit



Other Details

The essential oil of the leaves and fruits of Murraya koenigii Spreng was used in for flavouring in food industries, the major constituent of the oil of leaf is Alpha-pinene, Beta-Pinene, Beta-Phellandrene and (E)-Beta-Ocimene.


1. Mallavarapu, Gopal R., Laxmi Rao, and Srinivasaiyer Ramesh. "Volatile Constituents of the Leaf and Fruit Oils of Murraya koenigii Spreng." Journal of Essential Oil Research 12.6 (2000): 766-768.

2. Syam, Suvith, et al. " The growth suppressing effects of girinimbine on HepG2 involve induction of apoptosis and cell cycle arrest." Molecules 16.8 (2011): 7155-7170.

3. Goutam, M. P., and R. M. Purohit. "Antimicrobial activity of the essential oil of the leaves of Murraya koenigii." Indian J Pharm 36.11 (1974).

Major Compound Details

Serial No.Compound Name Compound Percentage(%)
1Alpha-Pinene 48.1
2Linalool 47.3
3Beta-Phellandrene 23.1
4Beta-Pinene 7.1

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