Davana Oil

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

Uses :-

  • 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.

 

PRODUCT Davana Oil
BOTANICAL NAME Artemisia Pallens
RANK Essential Oil
CAS 8016_03-3

 

Organoleptic Properties
STATE Flowing Liquid
COLOR Clear Brownish yellow liquid
ODOUR Rich Lingring Fruity Odour

 

Physio-Chemical Properties Min. Max.
Optical Rotation 34 41
Refractive Index @ 20°C 1.4794 1.4917
Specific Gravity 0.939 0.956
Density @ 20°C 0.855 0.910
Ketone Content % 36 56
Davanone % 25 48

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