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New Crops Info 2014
Supported by the Rural Industries Research and Development Corporation

Crop Uses and Products

Essential oil

[search terms: essential oil, fragrance, perfume, aromatic compound, volatile oil, ethereal oil, aetherolea, essence, smell]

 

Thymus vulgaris

Garden Thyme

3.83

Origanum vulgare

Oregano

2.97

Rosmarinus officinalis

rosemary, anthos

2.47

Melaleuca alternifolia

Narrow-Leaved Paperbark, Narrow-Leaved Tea-Tree, Narrow-Leaved Ti-Tree, Snow-In-Summer

2.08

Lavandula angustifolia

English Lavender, Lavender, English Lavender, Common Lavender, True Lavender, Narrow-Leaved Lavender

2.08

Salvia officinalis

Kitchen Sage

2.00

Mentha piperita

Peppermint

1.98

Mentha spicata

Spearmint, Spear Mint

1.97

Pelargonium graveolens

Sweet Scented Geranium, Rose Geranium, Old Fashion Rose Geranium, Rose-Scent Geranium

1.86

Salvia fruticosa

Greek Oregano

1.50

Cymbopogon citratus

Lemon Grass, Oil Grass

1.30

Satureja hortensis

Summer Savory

1.30

Ocimum basilicum

Sweet Basil, Basil, Thai Basil

1.26

Foeniculum vulgare

Sweet Fennel, Fennel

1.15

Cymbopogon martinii

Rosha Grass, Palmarosa, Indian Geranium, Gingergrass, Rosha

1.11

Salvia sclarea

Europe Sage

1.11

Syzygium aromaticum

Clove

1.08

Cinnamomum zeylanicum

True Cinnamon, Ceylon Cinnamon, Sri Lanka Cinnamon

1.03

Cymbopogon nardus

Citronella Grass

1.01

Cuminum cyminum

Cumin

1.00

Cymbopogon flexuosus

East Indian Lemongrass, Cochin Grass, Malabar Grass, Inchippullu

1.00

Cymbopogon winterianus

Cymbopogon Grass

0.98

Mentha arvensis

Wild Mint, Field Mint, Pudina, Podina, Corn Mint

0.97

Origanum syriacum

Bible Hyssop, Biblical-Hyssop, Lebanese Oregano, Syrian Oregano

0.95

Carum carvi

Caraway, Meridian Fennel, Persian Cumin

0.89

Origanum majorana

Sweet Marjoram, Marjoram

0.87

Pogostemon cablin

Patchouli, Patchouly, Pachouli

0.76

Thymus capitatus

 

0.75

Origanum onites

Pot Marjoram, Cretan Oregano, Turkish Oregano, Pot Marjoram, R'gani

0.74

Artemisia dracunculus

Tarragon

0.74

Eugenia caryophyllata

Clove

0.73

Satureja montana

Winter Savory

0.72

Eucalyptus citriodora

 

0.69

Ocimum gratissimum

African Basil, Clove Basil, Wild Basil, Efinrin, Daidoya, Nchuawu

0.68

Citrus bergamia

Bergamot Orange

0.67

Evernia prunastri

Ring Lichen, Oakmoss

0.62

Lavandula stoechas

French Lavender, Spanish Lavender, Topped Lavender

0.61

Pimpinella anisum

Anise Burnet Saxifrage, Anise, Aniseed

0.59

Lippia alba

Bushy Lippia, Bushy Matgrass, Hierba Negra, Pitiona

0.58

Thymus pulegioides

Lemon Thyme

0.56

Thymus mastichina

 

0.52

Coriandrum sativum

Coriander, Cilantro, Chinese Parsley, Dhania

0.50

Mentha x

 

0.48

Lavandula officinalis

Lavender, English Lavender, Common Lavender, True Lavender, Narrow-Leaved Lavender

0.48

Rosa damascena

damask rose, Rose of Castile

0.45

Mentha pulegium

Pennyroyal, European Pennyroyal, Squaw Mint, Mosquito Plant, Pudding Grass

0.45

Anethum graveolens

Dill, Dill

0.45

Hyssopus officinalis

 

0.44

Lavandula latifolia

Broadleaved Lavender, Spike Lavender, Portuguese Lavender

0.44

Salvia triloba

 

0.44

Laurus nobilis

Sweet Bay, Bay Laurel, Sweet Bay, Bay Tree, True Laurel, Grecian Laurel, Laurel Tree, Laurel

0.44

Artemisia absinthium

Absinthium, Absinthe Wormwood, Wormwood, Common Wormwood, Green Ginger, Grand Wormwood

0.43

Aniba rosaeodora

Brazilian Rosewood, Rosewoodtree

0.43

Lavandula vera

Lavender, English Lavender, Common Lavender, True Lavender, Narrow-Leaved Lavender

0.43

Litsea cubeba

Litsea, Mountain Pepper, May Chang, Maqaw

0.42

Cinnamomum verum

Cinnamon, True Cinnamon, Ceylon Cinnamon, Sri Lanka Cinnamon

0.42

Cananga odorata

Ilang-Ilang, Ylang-Ylang, Cananga Tree, Kenanga, Fragrant Cananga, Macassar-Oil Plant, Perfume Tree

0.41

Mentha gracilis

Gingermint, Ginger Mint, Scotch Mint

0.40

Coridothymus capitatus

 

0.39

Origanum dictamnus

Dittany Of Crete, Cretan Dittany, Hop Majoram

0.38

Trachyspermum ammi

Ajowan Caraway

0.38

Eugenia caryophyllus

 

0.37

Lavandula dentata

French Lavender, Alhucema Inglesa, Alhucema Rizada, Cantueso, Cantueso Dentado, Cantueso Rizado, Espliego Dentado, Garlanda

0.36

Croton flavens

Yellow Balsam, Sangre Drago

0.36

Lavandula intermedia

Lavandin

0.36

Nepeta racemosa

Raceme Catnip, Dwarf Catmint

0.32

Anethum sowa

 

0.32

Mentha suaveolens

Apple Mint, Woolly Mint, Round-Leafed Mint

0.32

Ravensara aromatica

Clove Nutmeg, Havozo, Hazomanitra, Tavolomanitra

0.31

Carum copticum

Ajowan, Ajwain, Bishop's Weed, Ajowan Caraway, Carom Seeds, Thymol Seeds, Vaamu, Omam

0.31

Mentha longifolia

Horse Mint

0.30

Hyptis suaveolens

Marubio

0.30

Pelargonium capitatum

Rose Scented Geranium, Rose-Scented Pelargonium

0.29

Clausena dentata

Dentate Clausena

0.29

Thymus serpyllum

 

0.29

Elletaria cardamomum

 

0.28

Tagetes minuta

Muster John Henry

0.27

Melissa officinalis

Common Balm, Lemon Balm, Balm, Balm Mint

0.26

Nepeta cataria

Catnip, Catswort, Catmint

0.26

Majorana hortensis

Marjoram, Sweet Marjoram, Knotted Marjoram

0.25

Nigella sativa

Black Cumin, Fennel Flower, Nutmeg Flower, Black Caraway, Roman Coriander

0.25

Backhousia citriodora

Lemon Myrtle, Lemon Scented Myrtle, Lemon Scented Ironwood

0.25

Eucalyptus staigeriana

Lemon Ironbark, Lemon-Scented Ironbark

0.25

Achillea clavennae

Silvery Yarrow

0.25

Cinnamomum cassia

Chinese Cassia, Chinese Cinnamon

0.24

Chenopodium ambrosioides

Mexican Tea, Epazote, Wormseed, Jesuit's Tea, Mexican Tea, Paico, Herba Sancti MariŠ

0.24

Artemisia annua

Sweet Wormwood, Sweet Annie, Sweet Sagewort, Annual Wormwood

0.24

Anthemis nobilis

Chamomile, Camomile, Roman Chamomile, English Chamomile, Garden Chamomile, Ground Apple, Low Chamomile, Whig Plant

0.23

Ocimum canum

Hoary Basil, Limehairy, Hoary Basil

0.23

Schinus molle

Peruvian Peppertree

0.23

Artemisia arborescens

Tree Wormwood

0.22

Ferula gummosa

Galbanum

0.21

Teucrium orientale

Oriental Germander

0.21

Myrtus communis

Myrtle, Common Myrtle, True Myrtle

0.20

Amyris balsamifera

Balsam Torchwood, West Indian Sandalwood

0.20

Illicium verum

Staranise Tree, Star Anise, Star Aniseed, Chinese Star Anise

0.20

Eucalyptus dives

Broadleaf Peppermint Gum, Broad-Leaved Peppermint

0.19

Chamomilla recutita

Chamomile, Camomile, German Chamomile, Hungarian Chamomile, Kamilla, Wild Chamomile, Scented Mayweed

0.18

Moschosma polystachyum

 

0.18

Lippia graveolens

Mexican Oregano

0.18

Tanacetum vulgare

Common Tansy

0.18

Abies koreana

Korean Fir

0.17

Clarkia breweri

Fairy Fans, Brewer's Clarkia

0.17

Artemisia herba-alba

White Wormwood

0.16

Lavandula x

 

0.16

Santalum album

Sandalwood

0.16

Citrus hystrix

Kaffir Lime

0.15

Ocimum kilimandscharicum

Hoary Basil, African Blue Basil

0.15

Zingiber officinale

Garden Ginger

0.15

Blumea mollis

 

0.15

Pimenta dioica

Allspice, Jamaica Pepper, Pepper, Myrtle Pepper, Pimenta, Pimento, English Pepper, Newspice

0.15

Citrus limon

Lemon

0.15

Achillea crithmifolia

 

0.15

Piper nigrum

Black Pepper

0.15

Calamintha nepeta

Lesser Calamint

0.15

Cinnamomum camphora

Camphortree, Camphor Tree, Camphorwood, Camphor Laurel

0.14

Mirabilis greenei

Greene's Four O'clock

0.14

Angelica archangelica

Garden Angelica, Holy Ghost, Wild Celery, Norwegian Angelica

0.14

Salvia leucophylla

San Luis Purple Sage

0.14

Pimenta racemosa

Bayrumtree, West Indian Bay Tree, Bay Rum Tree, Ciliment

0.14

Leptospermum petersonii

Common Teatree, Lemon-Scented Teatree

0.13

Hyptis pectinata

Tropical Bushmint

0.13

Allium sativum

Cultivated Garlic, Garlic

0.13

Monarda citriodora

Lemon Beebalm, Lemon-Mint

0.13

Rosa centifolia

cabbage rose, provence rose, Rose de Mai

0.13

Pelargonium radens

Rasp-Leaf Pelargonium, Crow's Feet, Rose-Scented Pelargonium, Skeleton Leaf Rose Geranium, Skeleton Rose Geranium

0.13

Tagetes patula

French Marigold

0.13

Jasminum sambac

Arabian Jasmine, Sampaguita, Melati Putih

0.12

Schinus areira

 

0.12

Arnica longifolia

Longleaf Arnica, Spearleaf Arnica

0.12

Juniperus phoenicea

Phoenician Juniper, ArÔr

0.12

Baccharis salicifolia

Mule-Fat, Mule Fat, Seepwillow, Water-Wally

0.12

Eucalyptus polybractea

Blue Mallee, Blue-Leaved Mallee

0.11

Cinnamomum aromaticum

Cassia, Chinese Cassia, Chinese Cinnamon

0.11

Chrysanthemum coronarium

Crown Daisy

0.11

Iris pallida

Sweet Iris, Dalmatian Iris

0.11

Anemopsis californica

Yerba Mansa, Lizard Tail

0.11

Achillea millefolium

Boreal Yarrow, Yarrow, Common Yarrow

0.11

Alpinia zerumbet

Shellplant, Shell Ginger

0.11

Aloysia triphylla

Lemon Verbena, Lemon Beebrush

0.11

Syringa oblata

 

0.10

Myristica fragrans

Nutmeg

0.10

Monarda fistulosa

Mintleaf Bergamot, Bee Balm, Wild Bergamot

0.10

Salvia aurea

 

0.10

Juniperus oxycedrus

Cade Juniper, Prickly Juniper, Prickly Cedar, Cade, Sharp Cedar

0.10

Acorus calamus

Calamus, Sweet Flag, Calamus

0.10

Lippia citriodora

Lemon Verbena, Lemon Beebrush

0.10

Rosa alba

white rose of York

0.10

Cupressus sempervirens

Italian Cypress, Mediterranean Cypress, Tuscan Cypress, Graveyard Cypress, Pencil Pine

0.10

Chrysanthemum balsamita

 

0.10

Origanum heracleoticum

 

0.10

 

 


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