Artemisia pallens is an aromatic herb. The leaves and flowers yield an essential oil known as oil of Davana. Oil of Davana is a brownish, viscous liquid of peculiar, very aromatic and persistent odour. Freshly distilled has sharp and herbal notes. This disappears on keeping , leaving a mellow pleasant note.
Chemcal Composition :- Major component of davana Oil are Davanone, sesquiterpene Ketone, and small amount of Linalool.
- Davana oil is used in making perfumes of sweet and fruity fragrances.
- When applied on the skin, Davana is said to smell differently on different persons. This peculiar property is highly valued in high class perfumery to create fragrances with truly individual notes.
|BOTANICAL NAME||Artemisia Pallens|
|COLOR||Clear Brownish yellow liquid|
|ODOUR||Rich Lingring Fruity Odour|
|Refractive Index @ 20°C||1.4794||1.4917|
|Density @ 20°C||0.855||0.910|
|Ketone Content %||36||56|