Celery seed oil:-
Celery seed oil is obtained from seeds of plant Apium gravelens belongs to family Apiaceae. The plant has pinnate to bipinnate leaves, creamy white flowers and 1.5-2.0 mm long and wide seeds. Celery seed is also used as a spice. The plant is grooved, fleshy and erect stalk. Celery seed oil is used for the treatment of rheumatism, gout, nervousness, headache, weight loss due to malnutrition, loss of appetite, and exhaustion.
Celery seed oil is obtained by stem distillation of seeds of Apium gravelens belongs to family Apiaceae. It is clear yellow to brown colour liquid
Botanical name : Apium graveolens
Parts used : seeds
Colour : Clear yellow to brown colour liquid
Perfumery note : Characteristic spicy and warm oduor
Shelf life : two years
Density : 0.871 – 0.892
Refractive index : 1.450 – 1.490
Optical rotation : +65.5˚ to +76.5˚
Flash point : 40.0˚C
Solubility : turbid in 90% alcohol
Storage : In well fitted container in cool and dry place
Celey seeds oil contains: pinene, cymene, caryophyllene, pinene, santalol, dihydrocarvone, apigenin, isoquerticin, sedanolide, sedanonic anhydride, d-limonene, and sesquiterpene alcohols.