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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


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


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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