Botonical Name : Murraya koenigi
Country of Origin: India
Color & Odor : Colorless to pale yellow clear liquid with sweet and spicy, with a bitter tone characteristic of some spices odor
Solubility : Soluble in Alcohols, Essential Oils and insoluble in water
The curry tree is a small bush native to India that can be found growing almost everywhere in the Indian subcontinent excluding the higher levels of the Himalayas. In the East, its range extends into Burma. The leaves are distilled to extract the oil from the plant.
ß-caryophyllene (2.6ppm), ß-gurjunene (1.9), ß-elemene (0.6), ß-phellandrene (0.5), ß-thujene (0.4), a-selinene (0.3), ß-bisabolene (0.3), furthermore limonene, ß-trans-ocimene and ß-cadinene (0.2ppm)
Though there is no actual medical documentation available, aromatherapists have used Curry Leaf Essential Oil against diabetes, hair loss, and as a means of helping the skin maintain its natural pigmentation.