citronella

Cinnamon Berry

  • English Name : Cinnamon Berry
  • Local Name (Nepali Name)) :
  • BotanicalName : Cinnamomum glaucescens
  • Family Name : Lauraceae
  • Season :
  • Parts Used : Berries

Description

The evergreen, Cinnamomum glaucescens, part of the Lauraceae family, is native to Nepal and grows wild in the districts of Dang, Rolpa and Sallyan in the Rapti Zone. This species is a diploid and can grow to an altitude of 1300 meters.

Physical and Chemical Properties

  • Appearance : Yellow to golden yellow liquid
  • Aroma : Characteristic spicy camphor-like odor
  • Flash Point :
  • Specific Gravity : 0.88106 to 0.945 at 25°C
  • Refractive Index : 1.4870 to 1.4975 at 25°C
  • Relative Index :
  • Ester Value : Not less than 65
  • Ester Value after Acetylation : 100 to 145
  • Optical Rotation : (-) 10.5 to (-) 20.5 at 25°C
  • Acid Number : 0.5 to 6.5
  • Total Alcohol :
  • Solubility : Soluble in alcohol
  • Soluble in water : Insoluble
  • Country of Origin : Nepal
  • Uses :
  • Packaging : 1Kg, 5 Kg, 10 kg, 25 Kg