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Buchu crenulata

  • South Africa
  • Conventional
  • Essential oil

Agathosma crenulata

Commercial name: Essential Oil of Buchu
Botanical name: Agathosma crenulata = Barosma crenulata
Origin: South Africa
Processing method: Steam distillation of the leaves

EINECS-CAS: 92346-82-2, 92346-85-5
Alternative CAS: 68650-46-4
EC: 296-166-9, 296-170-0

Odour: Minty, herbaceous.
Appearance: Colorless to pale yellow viscous liquid.

Relative density (20°C): 0.900 to 0.930
Refractive index (20°C): 1.470 to 1.485
Optical rotation (20°C): -25° to -5°
Flash point: 61°C

Pulegone: 35% to 48%
Limonene: 14% to 20%
Iso-Menthone: 10% to 15%
Menthone: 2% to 4%
Diosphenol: 0% to 0.5%
Isodiosphenol: 0% to 0.5%

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