Curry Leaf Essential Oil

Murraya koenigii

Murraya koenigii

Murraya koenigii herb that extends up to the height of .4 – 6 meter. The Murraya koenigii  grows in tropical regions and rich soil like Nepal India a Sri Lanka and almost everywhere in the Indian subcontinent and extends to Himalayas and in the east to Burma The plant produces small white flowers which can self-pollinate to produce small shiny-black drupes containing a single, large viable seed. The berry pulp is edible, with a sweet flavor.[The Murraya  koenigii  belongs to the family Rutaceae. The Murraya koenigii oil is extracted by steam distillation. The curry leaf oil is used as stimulant, tonics (??), stomachic (??) and in perfumery.

Common Name: Curry leaf Oil

Botanical Name: Murraya koenigii

Botanical Family: Rutaceae

Cultivation: wild crafted

Extraction method: Steam Distillation

Plants part: Leaves

Yield: 1.3%

Local Name: Curry

Physical:

Aroma: a strong, pleasant, blend of sweet, and bitter

Notes: Base

Color : Pale Yellow

Appearance:  liquid

 

Chemical:

Specific Gravity: 0.835-0.845 at 200C
Refractive Index: 1.4650-1.4800 at 200C
Optical Rotation: (-37)-(+13)at 20ºC
Acid Value: Not Available
Ester Value: Not Available
Ester Value after Acetylating: Not Available
Flash Point: 600 C
Solubility: Insoluble in water

 

Therapeutic Properties:

Analgesic, Anthelmintic, Antibacterial, Antifungal, Anti-inflammatory, Antioxidant, Antimicrobial, Antihypertensive, Anti-lipid peroxidative, Aphrodisiac, Carminative, Depurative, Deodorant, Hypolipidemic, Stimulant, Stomachic

Linalool , Elemol , Geranyl acetate , Myrcene, Allo-Ocimene , α-Terpinene , and (E)-β-Ocimene and Neryl acetate

Traditional uses:

 

  • The leaves, bark and roots of the plant are packed more medicinal properties. The curry leaves are commonly used in cooking to provide flavoring for curries, vegetable, fish and meat dishes, soups and almost any food. The leaves are mainly used fresh but they can also be used dried or powdered. They have pleasant aroma, fragrant scent and flavor even after drying. The curry leaf oil is used as stimulant, tonics, and stomachic and in perfumery:.

Aromatherapeutic uses:

  • . This oil has a very captivating aroma and is known for its many medicinal uses and other beneficial properties.

 

Other uses:

  • The oil helps in lowering down the blood pressure
  • Curry leaf essential oil is very helpful in treating hair loss problem and in stimulating hair growth
  • It helps toprevent the signs aging, wrinkles/marks
  • The oil is used to revitalize your skin for a youthful look