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Essential Oil Details

Essential Name
: Rosmarinus officinali CIM-Hariyali essential oil
Plant Name
: Rosemary
Plant Variety Name
: CIM-Hariyali
Plant Tissue Name
: Shoot

Introduction

Rosmarinus officinalis (Family: Lamiaceae) is native to the Mediterranean region and Asia but is reasonably hardy in cool climates. It is woody, perennial herb with fragrant, evergreen, needle-like leavea and white, pink flower.

Other Details

Rosemary is used as a decorative plant in gardens where it may have pest control effects. The leaves are used to flavor various foods, such as stuffings and roast meats.Rosemary oil is used for purposes of fragrant bodily perfumes or to emit an aroma into a room. It is also burnt as incense, and used in shampoos and cleaning products.

Biological Activity Details

Serial No.Biological Activity Name
1Anti-bacterial
2Anti-microbial

Reference

1. Rahman L, Khanuja SPS, Verma RK, Verma RS, Mishra S, Singh A, Chauhan A, Singh UB, Sharma SK, Kukreja AK, Darokar MP, Shasany AK, Vijay Raju B, 2008. High essential oil yielding variety 'CIM-Hariyali' of Rosmarinus officinalis J Med Arom Pl Sci 30: 95-100.

2. B. R. Rajeshwara Rao, et al. Composition of rosemary (Rosemarinus officinalis L.) oil produced from semi-arid tropical climate of south India. Jour of Med and Arom Plan sci. 32 (2010) 20-23.

3. Erkan, Naciye, Guler Ayranci, and Erol Ayranci. "Antioxidant activities of rosemary (Rosmarinus Officinalis L.) extract, blackseed (Nigella sativa L.) essential oil, carnosic acid, rosmarinic acid and sesamol." Food Chemistry 110.1 (2008): 76-82.

4. Celiktas, O. Yesil, et al. "Antimicrobial activities of methanol extracts and essential oils of Rosmarinus officinalis, depending on location and seasonal variations." Food Chemistry 100.2 (2007): 553-559.

Major Compound Details

Serial No.Compound Name Compound Percentage(%)
1Camphor 26.8
21,8-Cineole 20.1

Minor Compound Details

Serial No.Compound Name Compound Percentage(%)
1Verbenene 6.2
2Limonene 3.6
3Borneol 2.6
4Alpha-Terpineol 2.3
5Bornyl Acetate 1.1
6Myrcene 1.9
7P-Cymene 1.9
8Beta-Caryophyllene 1.4
9Linalool 1.6
10Beta-Phellandrene 1.9
11Methyl Eugenol 0.1
12Carvacrol 0.1
13Nerol 0.1
14Cis-Sabinene Hydrate 0.4
15Citronellol 0.5
16Sabinene 0.2
17(Z)-Beta-Ocimene 0.1
18Delta-Cadinene 0.3
19Terpinolene 0.5
201-Octen-3-Ol 0.1
21Eugenol 0.5
22Thymol Trace
23Alpha-Humulene 0.4
24Gamma-Muurolene Trace
25Alpha-Phellandrene 0.3
26Gamma-Terpinene 0.5
27Geraniol 0.1
28Beta-Bisabolene Trace
29Linalyl Acetate 0.2

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