Croton Essential Oil

 

Description:

 

Croton is a plant inhabitant to India and the Malay Archipelago. It is a widespread flowering plant that belongs to the spurge family, Euphorbiaceae.

 

Uses & Benefits:

 

    • It is normally used in making herbal medication as an aggressive purgative.
    • It may be used as a liquid bandage and has several other medical purposes.
    • It is used as a flavoring ingredient in a number of liqueurs.
    • Croton oil is used as a liniment.
    • This essential oil also plays a major role as it works as a counter-irritant.
    • Croton oil is used to treat constipation.
    • This essential oil is a powerful purgative and irritant.
    • Useful in abdominal pain and diarrhea

 

Croton Essential Oil Specification:

 

Botanical Name:   Croton Tiglium Linn
Common name:  Croton oil
Origin:   India
Mode of Extraction:  Steam distilled
Parts Used:  Seeds
Note Classification:  Middle
Appearance:   Yellow to light brown liquid
Organoleptic Properties:  Warm, spicy and musky aroma
Refractive Index at 20 °C:  1.450 – 1.500
Specific Gravity at 20 °C:  0.880 – 0.990
Solubility:   Insoluble in water, soluble in alcohol and oils
Storage:   Well closed in air tight containers away from sunlight and heat preferably in amber color glass containers
Blends With:  Patchouli, Tea-Tree, Lavender and Rosemary
Constituents:  Palmitic, the glycerides of stearic, myristic, oleic acids & croton and lauric resins

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