zanthoxylum
ZANTHOXYLUM

  • COMMON NAME : Zanthoxylum , Nepal-organic
  • LATIN NAME : Zanthoxylum armatum DC
  • COUNTRY OF ORIGIN : Nepal
  • CULTIVATION METHOD : Cultivated, organically grown
  • TYPE : Essential oil
  • EXTRACTION METHOD : Steam distillation
  • PLANT PART : Seed and bark
  • USE : Aromatherapy, insect bites,anti-arthritis

Description

Zanthoxylum armatumalso called winged prickly ash, is a species of plant in the Rutaceae family. It is an aromatic, deciduous, spiny shrub growing to 3.5 meters in height. It is also called Timur in Nepali.

SPECIFICATIONS

SPECIFICATIONS(range)
SPECIFIC GRAVITY@25
0.8153-0.9050
REFRACTIVE INDEX@25
1.467-1.481
OPTICAL ROTATION@25
5.03-9.67
PHYSICAL APPEARANCE
Liquid 
Conforms 
COLOR 
Watery white, pale yellow
Conforms 
ODOR 
Characteristics
Conforms 
SOLUBILITY
Soluble in ethyl alcohol, insoluble in water.
SPECIAL USE INSTRUCTIONS
Dilute before use.
Primary constituents
Linalool, limonene, B-phellandrene
Components
Retention time(min)
%
A-pinene
7.155
0.2
B-pinene
8.042
0.1
Sabinene
8.093
0.6
Myrcene
8.345
3.3
Gamma-terpinene
8.557
0.3
Delta-elemene
8.700
0.3
Limonene 
8.906
16.0
B-phellandrene
9.049
12.0
Linalool
11.950
58.2
Terpinen-4-0l
12.911
0.5
Trans-caryophyllene(beta)
13.174
0.5
Methyl cinnamate
19.680
6.3
*EU Allergen