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Essential Oil Details

Essential Name
: Ceiba pentandra essential oil
Plant Name
: Java cotton
Plant Variety Name
: NA
Plant Tissue Name
: Aerial part


The seeds produce an oil that is used locally in soap and can be used as fertilizer.

Biological Activity Details

Serial No.Biological Activity Name


1. Ravi Kiran, Ch, and T. Raghava Rao. "Lipid Profiling by GC-MS and Anti-inflammatory Activities of Ceiba pentandra Seed Oil." Journal of Biologically Active Products from Nature 4.1 (2014): 62-70.

2. Loganayaki, Nataraj, Perumal Siddhuraju, and Sellamuthu Manian. "Antioxidant activity and free radical scavenging capacity of phenolic extracts from Helicteres isora L. and Ceiba pentandra L." Journal of food science and technology 50.4 (2013): 687-695.

Major Compound Details

Serial No.Compound Name Compound Percentage(%)
1Palmitic Acid 17.75

Minor Compound Details

Serial No.Compound Name Compound Percentage(%)
1Hexadecanoic Acid 3.47
2Methyl Hexadecanoate 1.07
31-Hexadecanol 0.35
4Linoleic 0.64
5Methyl Palmitate 0.50
6Tetradecane 0.39

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