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Buchu

  • South Africa
  • Organic
  • Essential oil

Agathosma betulina

Commercial name: Organic Essential Oil of Buchu
Botanical name: Agathosma betulina = Barosma betulina
Origin: South Africa
Processing method: Steam distillation of the leaves
Organic status: EU and NOP

INCI name: Barosma betulina leaf oil
EINECS-CAS: 84649-93-4
Alternative CAS: 68650-46-4
EC: 283-474-3

Odour: Strongly sulfury, black currant aroma with a catty note.
Appearance: Slightly greenish, pale yellow to yellow/brown clear liquid.

Relative density (20°C): 0.900 to 0.940
Refractive index (20°C): 1.460 to 1.485
Optical rotation (20°C): -30° to -6°
Flash point: 64°C (closed cup)

I-Limonene: 19% to 30%
Iso-Menthone: 22% to 26%
Diosphenol: 10% to 15%
Pseudo-Diosphenol: 10% to 15%
Menthone: 7% to 9%

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