chamomile
CHAMOMILE

  • COMMON NAME : Chamomile , Nepal-organic
  • LATIN NAME : Matricaria chamomilla L
  • COUNTRY OF ORIGIN : Nepal
  • CULTIVATION METHOD : Cultivated, organically grown
  • TYPE : Essential oil
  • EXTRACTION METHOD : Steam distillation
  • PLANT PART : Flowers and petals
  • USE : Aromatherapy, pain reliever , anti-inflammation

Description

Matricaria Chamomilla is an annual part of the composite family asteraceae. Chamomile is a common name for several daisy-like plants. They were introducing in Nepal some years ago. They are now cultivated in Terai region. These plants are best known for their ability to made into tea, which is commonly used to help with sleep and its often served with either honey or lemon. The other name of Matricaria chamomilla is Blue Chamomile Oil.

SPECIFICATIONS

SPECIFICATIONS(range)
SPECIFIC GRAVITY@25
0.8995-0.9035
REFRACTIVE INDEX@20
1.4380-1.4460
OPTICAL ROTATION@20
-1.0 to +5.0
PHYSICAL APPEARANCE
Liquid 
conforms
COLOR 
Dark blue
conforms
ODOR 
characteristics
conforms
SOLUBILITY
Soluble in vegetable oil, insoluble in water
SPECIAL USE INSTRUCTIONS
Dilute before use
Primary constituents
Farnesene <(E)>-beta->,farnesene,Bisabolol oxide A
Components
Retention time(min)
%
Ocimene<(E)>-beta->
8.342
1.19
Farnesene,(E)>-beta->
16.563
50.18
Germacrene D
17.213
6.26
Farnesene 
17.572
15.55
2,6-dimethyl-3,5,7-octatriene-2-ol,Z,Z-
18.671
0.22
(-)-spathulenol 
19.275
0.25
Bisabolol (alpha)
21.441
0.86
Bisabolone oxide B(alpha)
21.531
2.20
Chamazulene
22.578
0.44
Bisabolol oxideA
22.926
13.27
Tonghaosu <(E)>
25.620
3.50
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