INCI Name : Eriocephalus punctulatus (Cape Chamomile) Flower oil
CAS Number :68916-49-4
EXTRACTION METHOD: Steam distilled essential oil from commercial plantations.
PARTS USED: Flowers, Leaves and Twigs.
ORIGIN: South Africa. Eriocephalus plants are found growing wild on the mountain slopes of the Cape region and in the Northern Cape karoo. Our essential oil comes from sustainable commercial plantations and exploitations, to protect the plant in its wild fynbos natural habitat.
COMMON NAMES: Cape Camomile, Kapok bush.
APPEARANCE: Clear, pale to dark blue, blue-green liquid.
ODOUR NOTE: Middle to top note. Floral-fruity (pineapple, apple, pear), honeyed, sweet, warm, herbaceous and earthy, softly spicy aroma
QUALITY: 100 % pure and natural, whole essential oil.
STORAGE CONDITION: Store in a cool dark place.
Essential oil molecular constituent/chemotype:
The Cape Chamomile essential oil has a complex composition, with more than 50% of rare aromatic aliphatic esters (mainly ISOAMYL ISOBUTYRATE and ISOBUTYL BUTYRATE), calming linalyl acetate and nourishing azulene compounds (Plus many other antimicrobial components like paracymene, terpinene, α-pinene, 1,8-cineole or camphor)