zeodary
ZEDOARY

  • COMMON NAME : Zedoary , Nepal-organic
  • LATIN NAME : Curcuma zedoaria
  • COUNTRY OF ORIGIN : Nepal
  • CULTIVATION METHOD : Cultivated, organically grown
  • TYPE  : Essential oil
  • EXTRACTION METHOD : Steam distillation
  • PLANT PART : Rhizomes
  • USE :  Aromatherapy, anti-stress, anti-inflammation

Description

Zeodary is large-leaved rhizomatous herb. Rhizomes camphor scented leaves large oblong acuminate stalked, 30-60cm long, narrow at the base purple midrib. Flowers are pink and pale yellow with green and red bracts. Rhizomes are stomachic, cooling, diuretic, aromatic, stimulant carminative, applied in bruises and pains.

SPECIFICATIONS

SPECIFICATIONS(range)
SPECIFIC GRAVITY@25
0.700-0.9007
REFRACTIVE INDEX@25
1.379-1.4798
OPTICAL ROTATION@25
-0.5 to 0.75
PHYSICAL APPEARANCE
Liquid 
Conforms 
COLOR 
Pale yellow
Conforms 
ODOR 
Sweet ,floral and rosy
Conforms 
SOLUBILITY
Soluble in alcohol, insoluble in water
SPECIAL USE INSTRUCTIONS
Dilute before use.
Primary constituents
Curzerenone ,  camphor, camphene
Components
Retention time(min)
%
Camphene 
7.606
4.0
B-pinene 
8.041
2.0
Limonene 
8.899
1.1
Cineole 
9.042
2.2
Camphor 
12.441
8.8
B-elemene
12.842
3.9
Trans-caryophyllene(beta)
13.174
0.9
Gamma-elemene
13.340
0.7
Isoborneol 
13.717
2.0
B-selinene
16.639
1.8
Curzerene 
16.326
3.6
B-elemenone
19.920
0.9
Curzerenone 
22.209
54.1
Epi-curzerenone
22.552
1.8
*EU Allergen