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Essential Oil Details

Essential Name
: Achillea ageratum essential oil
Plant Name
: sweet yarrow
Plant Variety Name
: NA
Plant Tissue Name
: Herb

Introduction

In the Middle Ages it was used as a strewing herb to repel insects such as moths, lice and ticks and spread a good smell in private rooms.[

Other Details

The oil was used in pharma and perfumery industries.

Biological Activity Details

Serial No.Biological Activity Name
1Anti-microbial
2Anti-inflammatory

Reference

1. Muselli, Alain, et al. "Santolina alcohol as component of the essential oil of Achillea ageratum L. from Corsica island." Journal of Essential Oil Research 19.4 (2007): 319-322.

2. De La Puerta, 10 _R, M. T. Saenz, and M. D. Garcia. "Antibacterial activity and composition of the volatile oil from Achillea ageratum L." Phytotherapy Research 10.3 (1996): 248-250.

3. Gomez, M. A., et al. "Study of the topical anti-inflammatory activity of Achillea ageratum on chronic and acute inflammation models." Zeitschrift für Naturforschung C 54.11 (1999): 937-941.

Major Compound Details

Serial No.Compound Name Compound Percentage(%)
11,8-Cineole 41.0
2Yomogi alcohol 22.30
3Santolina alcohol 10.0

Minor Compound Details

Serial No.Compound Name Compound Percentage(%)
1Artemisia alcohol 4.10
2P-Cymene 1.60
3Alpha- Pinene 0.40
4Cryptone trace
5P-Cymenene trace
6(E)-Beta-Farnesene 0.10
7Cumin Aldehyde 0.50
8Pinocarvone 0.40
9Alpha-Terpinene 0.10
10Delta-Cadinene trace
11Sabinene 0.40
12Alpha-Terpineol 0.30
13Dodecane trace
14Alpha-Thujene 0.10
15Gamma-Cadinene trace
16Gamma-Terpinene 0.50
17Beta-Caryophyllene trace
18Germacrene D 0.40
19Beta-Pinene 0.30
20Isoamyl Isovalerate 0.10
21Beta-Terpineol 0.50
22Limonene 0.20
23Borneol 0.20
24Linalool trace
25Camphene trace
26Myrtenal 0.30
27Cis-P-Menth-2-En-1-Ol 0.20
28Myrtenol 0.30
29Cis-Sabinene Hydrate 0.10

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