Botanical Name : Artemisia Pallens
Common Name : Davana oil, Artemisia pallens herb oil
CAS # : 8016-03-3, F.E.M.A. : 2359
Plant Parts Used : Flowering tops
Extraction Method : Steam Distillation
Color & Odor : Pale yellow to yellowish brown clear liquid with fruity , leafy , balsam, raisin like odor.
A tall aromatic perenniel shrub villous throughout, often gregarious,lower leaves ovate in outline deeply pinnatisect. Oil is admired for its long-lasting, sweet, balsamic and fruity aroma.
Constituents & Specifications :
Davana oil has various chemical compounds that include crystalline petacyclic alcohol, fernenol, cymene, azulene, thuzone, linalool, thujyl alcohol, amyrin, sitosterol and stigmasterol.
Specific Gravity : 0.94200 - 0.97030 @ 25.00 °C
Refractive Index : 1.47900 - 1.49100 @ 20.00 °C
A fantastic aphrodisiac, anti-infectious, stimulator, mucolyting, nervine, calmative, emollient etc.
Benefits & Uses :
Davana Oil is regarded as being anti-infectious, soothing to dry rough skin, and stimulating to the endocrine system.
Davana is popular in the perfume industry where it is capable of making a scent unique to the individual. It also has some history in aromatherapy as being a fantastic aphrodisiac and as an agent to combat anxiety.
It is also extensively used in flavorings of food, liquor and pastry industries