AromaDb: A Database of Plant's Aroma Molecules

Essential Oil Details

Essential Name
: Daucus carota essential oil
Plant Name
: Wild carrot
Plant Variety Name
: NA
Plant Tissue Name
: Flowers


Essential oil obtained from the flowers produce good and pleasant fragrance.


1. Helsper, Johannes Petrus Franciscus Gerardus, et al. "Identification of the volatile component (s) causing the characteristic foxy odor in various cultivars of Fritillaria imperialis L.(Liliaceae)." Journal of agricultural and food chemistry 54.14 (2006): 5087-5091.

Major Compound Details

Serial No.Compound Name Compound Percentage(%)
12-nitroethanol 61.0
2Alpha- Pinene 42.0
3Sabinene 19.5

Minor Compound Details

Serial No.Compound Name Compound Percentage(%)
1Octanoic Acid 4.0
2Limonene 3.7
3Myrcene 3.1
4Beta-Pinene 2.6
5Camphene 2.1
6Caryophyllene Oxide 2.5
7P-Cymene 2.2
8Terpinen-4-Ol 2.9
9Alpha-Terpinene 1.1
10Gamma-Terpinene 1.7
11Hexanol 1.50
12Alpha-Thujene 0.5

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