Botanical Name: Murraya koenigii
Aroma: Sweet and spicy, with a bitter ton
Note Classification: Middle
Part used: leaves
Specific Gravity: 0.87
Refractive Index: 1.49
Optical Rotation: -27.24
Common Method Of Extraction: Colorless to pale yellow clear liquid with sweet and spicy, with a bitter tone characteristic of some spices odor
Blends Well With: ß-gurjunene (1.9), ß-elemene (0.6), ß-caryophyllene (2.6ppm), ß-phellandrene (0.5), ß-bisabolene (0.3), ß-thujene (0.4), a-selinene (0.3), ß-trans-ocimene and ß-cadinene (0.2ppm).
Uses: The oil is used in meeting the treatment demands of diabetes, skin maintenance, hair loss.
Countries where it’s found india
CHEMICAL COMPOSITION: seed cotyledons (86%), monoterpenes (70%) constituting -pinene (52%), cis-ß-ocimene (34%).
ESSENTIAL OIL INFORMATION: Also known by common names of Curry Leaves, the oil is extracted from a small bush native to India and is present everywhere except higher levels of Himalayas. Here, the leaves parts are distilled to extract oil from plant.
Extraction Process: The oil is extracted from leaves using steam distillation process.
OIL PROPERTIES: The oil has colorless to pale yellow clear liquid with sweet and spicy aroma. Having a bitter tone characteristic, it is soluble in alcohols, essential oils and insoluble in water.
THERAPEUTIC PROPERTIES: It helps in curing disorders like infertility, nausea, dysentery. Further, it is also helpful in lowering blood pressure, night-blindness and serious malady like hepatitis.
SUMMARY: The oil is mainly identified as culinary oil and is used in food preparations. Other than this, it is also useful for treating cases of diabetes, maintaining skin natural pigmentation and hair loss. It is also used as perfumery oil as it has a medium to strong aroma with sweet, spicy scent with bitter undertones.
PRECAUTIONS: Avoid used when pregnant,Not to be used with infants and children