We offer best quality Davana oil, which is also known as Artemesia pallens. This davana oil is distilled
by the process of steam distillation. Our davana oil is extracted from Davana plants grown in Soth India. It is yellowish red in colour, very aromatic and also in balsamic persistent odour.
Oil of Davana is a brownish, viscous liquid of peculiar, very aromatic, some what balsamic and persistant odour. Freshly distilled oil has sharp and herbal top notes. This disappears on keeping, leaving a mellow pleasant note.
Specific gravity t 15.5 deg.C-0.9605
Refractive index - 1.488
Devaone, a sesquitepene ketone, is the main component of the oil of Davana. Linalool, dehydro-a-linalool, terpinen-4 oil, nordavanone and davanafurans have been isolated in a fraction of Davana oil. These compounds are reported to contribute to the characteristic odour of Davana oil.
Indian Standard Institutions has not prescribed any specification for Davana oil. However, the range of some values obtained by the analysis of a recent sample of Davana oil in CIMAP Laboratory are given below.
Range in physicochemical characteristics of Davana oil produced in South India.
Colour : Clear, brownish yellow liquid
Odour : Very rich lingering fruity odour
Refractive index : 1.4794 to 1.4917 at 25 deg. C
Specific gravity : 0.9394 to 0.9560 at 25 deg.C
Acid Value : Less than 3.5
Ester value : 31.5 to 46.5
Solubility : Clearly soluble in less than
1.5 volumes of 80% ethyl alcohol
Total ketone content: 36 to 56% expressed as davanone
Free davanone as per GC: 25 to 52.5%.
Oil of Davana is used in expensive perfume compositions: It is also being used for flavouring cakes, pastries, tobacco and some of the costly beverages. The level of use of Davana oil is on the lower side due to the prevailing high price for Davan oil.
Artemisia-pallens is an annual, aromatic, south Indian plant.
It generally grows in the neighbourhood of sandalwood trees. This herb is prized for its fruity fragrance and forms an important component in garland, bouquets and floral decorations. The springs of Davana provide an element of freshness and a rich sumptuousness odour. The herb is very valuable for its essential, Davana oil.
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