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Essential Oil Details

Essential Name
: Tanacetum parthenium essential oil
Plant Name
: Feverfew
Plant Variety Name
: NA
Plant Tissue Name
: Whole plant


The Feverfew essential oil was very important for medicinal uses and for industries which deal with cosmetic products, essential oil obtained from plant flowers were used in cough syrups, swelling caused by bites of insects, It helps in relief of face-ache or earache of a dyspeptic or rheumatic person, The feverfew was used to treat problems such as headache, the development of menstrual irregularities in women, disorders such as stomach-ache, and all types of fevers in particular.,

Biological Activity Details

Serial No.Biological Activity Name


1. Hendriks, H., R. Bos, and H. J. Woerdenbag. "The Essential Oil of Tanacetum parthenium (L.) Schultz‐Bip." Flavour and Fragrance Journal 11.6 (1996): 367-371.

2.  Tanacetum parthenium (L.) Sch.-Bip., Tanaceteen 55. 1844. Matricaria parthenium L., Sp. Pl. 890. 1753. Chrysanthemum parthenium (L.) Bernh., Syst. Verz. 145 1800.

3. Polatoglu, Kaan, et al. "Antibacterial activity and the variation of Tanacetum parthenium (L.) Schultz Bip. essential oils from Turkey." Journal of oleo science 59.4 (2010): 177-184.

Major Compound Details

Serial No.Compound Name Compound Percentage(%)
1Camphor 42.73

Minor Compound Details

Serial No.Compound Name Compound Percentage(%)
1Camphene 6.46
2Germacrene-D 3.03
3(Z)-Beta-Famesene 2.52
4Alpha-Terpinene 2.98
5Bornyl Acetate 1.90
6(E)-Chrysanthenol 1.42
7Gamma-Terpinene 1.87
8Alpha- Pinene 1.65
9Beta-Pinene 0.27
10Borneol 0.60
11Cis-Sabinene Hydrate 0.10
12P-Cymene 0.63
13Pinocarvone 0.14
14Alpha-Terpineol 0.17
15Sabinene 0.33
16Alpha-Thujene 0.70
17Terpinen-4-01 0.27
18Benzaldehyde Trace
19Thujopsene 0.10
20Beta-Caryophyllene Oxide 0.53

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