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Essential Oil Details

Essential Name
: Centella asiatica essential oil
Plant Name
: Bramhi
Plant Variety Name
: NA
Plant Tissue Name
: Whole plant


The essential oil composition of C. asiatica from Tokushima, Japan, was reported by Yoshinori et al. (1982). The major constituent of the oil (36.4%) was an unidentified terpenic acetate, while other prominent constituents were b-caryophyllene, trans-b-farnesene, and germacrene D.

Biological Activity Details

Serial No.Biological Activity Name


Oyedeji, O. A., and A. J. Afolayan. "Chemical composition and antibacterial activity of the essential oil of Centella asiatica. Growing in South Africa." Pharmaceutical Biology 43.3 (2005): 249-252.

Major Compound Details

Serial No.Compound Name Compound Percentage(%)
1A-Humulene 21.06
2Beta-Caryophyllene 19.08
3Bicyclogermacrene 11.22

Minor Compound Details

Serial No.Compound Name Compound Percentage(%)
1Germacrene B 6.29
2Myrcene 6.55
3Gamma-Terpinene 5.77
4Germacrene D 4.01
5Alpha- Pinene 3.49
6Limonene 1.0
7Menthone 1.43
8Beta-Elemene 1.99
9Bornyl Acetate 1.44
10Caryophyllene Oxide 1.66
11Elemene 1.50
12Gamma-Curcumene 1.48
13Beta-Pinene 0.37
14Camphene 0.86

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