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Essential Oil Details

Essential Name
: Geranium phaeum essential oil
Plant Name
: Dusky
Plant Variety Name
: NA
Plant Tissue Name
: Shoot


The arial part of the flower give scented fragrance, oil extract was used in cosmetic and pharma industries.

Other Details

For its certain commercial importance, the oil of G. mucrorrhizum was already the subject of some previous studies.

Biological Activity Details

Serial No.Biological Activity Name


1. Chalchat, Jean-Claude, et al. "A Comparative Study on Essential Oils of Geranium macrorrhizum L. and Geranium phaeum L., Geraniaceae from Serbia." Journal of Essential Oil Research 14.5 (2002): 333-335.

2. Bigos, Monika, et al. "Antimicrobial activity of geranium oil against clinical strains of Staphylococcus aureus." Molecules 17.9 (2012): 10276-10291.

Major Compound Details

Serial No.Compound Name Compound Percentage(%)
1Alpha-Terpineol 12.30
2Piperitone 12.3
3Borneol 5.4
4Caryophyllene Oxide 5.7
5Tridecanoic Acid 2.8

Minor Compound Details

Serial No.Compound Name Compound Percentage(%)
1Linalool 3.7
2Nerolidol 1.1
3Nonanol 1.2
4Terpinen-4-Ol 1.4
5Beta-Bisabolene 1.5
6Beta-Elemene 1.2
7Bornyl Acetate 1.4
8Delta-Cadinene 0.8
9Pinocarveol 0.4
10(E)-Beta-Ionone 0.7
11Spathulenol 0.9
12Alpha-Fenchyl Acetate 0.7
13Ar-Curcumene 0.2
14Beta-Bourbonene 0.4
15Beta-Caryophyllene 0.7

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