Pogostemon cablin


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Noun1.Pogostemon cablin - small East Indian shrubby mint; fragrant oil from its leaves is used in perfumes
genus Pogostemon, Pogostemon - genus of Asiatic shrubs or trees whose leaves yield a fragrant oil
bush, shrub - a low woody perennial plant usually having several major stems
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Patchouli oil, the essential oil extracted from leaves of Pogostemon cablin (Blanco) Bentham (Lamiaceae), is an important natural material used in the perfumery and food industries.
Spreng Branches and leaves of Taxillus " liquidambaricola Hosokawa Aerial part of Pogostemon cablin " (Blanco) Be nth Young shoot of Aralia elata " Seemann Flower of Clossogyne tenuifolia " Cass Dried roots of Alpinia conchigera " Griff Roots of Sophora alopecuroides L.
Terpenoids have already been reported in the literature as major constituents in the EO of other Lamiaceae species, such as patchoulol in Pogostemon cablin (Blanco) Benth.
Pogostemon cablin, known in the West as patchouli or guang huo-xiang in China, is a long-time staple in traditional Chinese medicine for various indications, particularly gastrointestinal and skin disorders.
Essential Oils Considered Safe for Pregnancy (Guba, 2001) Essential Oil Botanical Name Cardamom Elettaria cardamomum German and Matricaria recutita, Anthemis noblis Roman chamomile Frankincense Boswellia carterii Geranium Pelargonium graveolens Ginger Zingiber officinale Neroli or Orange Blossom Citrus aurantium bigaradia Patchouli Pogostemon cablin Petitgrain Citrus aurantium Rose Rosa damascene Sandalwood Santalum album Table 3.
Pogostemon cablin [Lamiaceae], or patchouli [puh-CHOO-lee] is a bushy herb which is a member of the mint family and hails from Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines.