cinnamon berry
CINNAMON BERRY

  • COMMON NAME : Cinnamon berry, Nepal-organic
  • LATIN NAME : Cinnamomum cassia
  • COUNTRY OF ORIGIN : Nepal
  • CULTIVATION METHOD : Cultivated, organically grown
  • TYPE : Essential oil
  • EXTRACTION METHOD : Steam distillation
  • PLANT PART : Barks, leaves USE Aromatherapy, beauty care

Description

The evergreen, Cinnamomum glaucescens, part of the Lauraceae family is a native to Nepal and grows wild in the districts of Dang, Rolpa, and Salyan in the Rapti Zone. This species is a diploid and can grow to an altitude of 1300 meters. Cinnamomuum glaucescens is recognized as an aromatic plant, meaning it has an elevated level of Essential oil

SPECIFICATIONS

SPECIFICATIONS(range)
RESULT
SPECIFIC GRAVITY@20
1.010-1.030
1.020
REFRACTIVE INDEX@20
1.529-1.537
1.533
OPTICAL ROTATION@20
1°96′-0°40′
PHYSICAL APPEARANCE
Fluid liquid
conforms
COLOR 
Yellow to golden yellow
conforms
ODOR 
Characteristics spicy, camphor like
conforms
SOLUBILITY
Soluble in alcohol insoluble in water
SPECIAL USE INSTRUCTIONS
Dilute before use
Primary constituents
Cinnamaldehyde, trans-cinnamaldehyde
Components
Range(%)
%
Alpha pinene
4.6
Beta-pinene
5.1
sabinene
2.8
Myrcene 
1.1
Alpha-phellandrene
4.6
Neo-allocimene
1.4
Limonene 
1.5
Cineole 
31.3
Gamma-terpenes
2.2
Para-cymene
3.7
Beta-cadinene
4.5
Camphor 
2.1
Terpinen-4-ol
3.9
Trans-caryophyllene(beta)
0.4-3.6
2.9
Alpha terpineol
5.1
Methyl cinnamate
11.3
Myristicine
1.2
Cinnamaldehyde 
Trans cinnamaldehyde
92.0-98.0