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Essential Oil Details

Essential Name
: Aesculus hippocastanum essential oil
Plant Name
: Horsechestnut
Plant Variety Name
: NA
Plant Tissue Name
: Seed



Other Details

Essential oil was used in bakery industries beacuse of its pine smell.


1. G. Buchbauera et. at, Volatiles of Common Horsechestnut (Aesculus hippocastanum L.) (Hippocastanaceae) Peels and Seeds. Journal of Essential Oil Research. Volume 6, Issue 5, 1994

2. Geetha, R. V., and Anitha Roy. "In Vitro Antioxidant and free Radical Scavenging activity of the Ethanolic extract of Aesculus hippocastanum." International Journal of Drug Development and Research (2013).

Major Compound Details

Serial No.Compound Name Compound Percentage(%)
1Alpha-Pinene 21.8
2Beta-Pinene 17.2
3Camphene 11.3

Minor Compound Details

Serial No.Compound Name Compound Percentage(%)
13-hexenol 8.2
2Decanol 7.2
3Limonene 6.1
41,8-Cineole 5.8
52-heptanol 5.2
6Naonanal 4.3
72-heptenone 4.7
8Benzyl Alcohol 4.1
9Isovaleraldehyde 3.3
102-methylbutanal 3.7
112-Octanol 3.3
122-phenyl ethanol 3.5

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