AromaDb: A Database of Plant's Aroma Molecules

Essential Oil Details

Essential Name
: Hymenaea courbaril essential oil
Plant Name
: Courbaril
Plant Variety Name
: NA
Plant Tissue Name
: Fruit


The oil extracted from fruit pulp has great fregrance and it was used in perfumes and varnishes.


Yamada, Yuuki, David E. Cane, and Haruo Ikeda. "Diversity and analysis of bacterial terpene synthases." Methods in enzymology 515 (2011): 123-162.

Major Compound Details

Serial No.Compound Name Compound Percentage(%)
1Germacrene-D 31.90
2Beta-Caryophyllene 27.10

Minor Compound Details

Serial No.Compound Name Compound Percentage(%)
1Bicyclogermacrene 6.50
2A-Humulene 4.20
3Alpha-Copaene 4.20
4Delta-Cadinene 3.30
5Caryophyllene Oxide 2.10
6Gamma-Cadinene 1.10
7(E)-Beta-Farnesene 1.10
8Germacrene-B 1.70
9Delta-Elemene 0.10
10Epi-Sesquithujene 0.80
111-Epi-Cubenol 0.20
12Globulol 0.20
13A-Cubebene 0.40
14Humulene Epoxide Ii 0.30
15Spathulenol 0.90
16Allo-Aromadendrene 0.50
17Alpha-Cadinol 0.80

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