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Onion Essential Oil

Onion Essential Oil
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Onion is also known as bulb onion is the highly cultivated species of the genus Allium. It is cultivated on a worldwide basis. In botanical terms, it is also called as Allium Cepa. 


Onions grew in Chinese gardens as early as 5000 years ago and they are referenced in some of the oldest Vedic writings from India. In Egypt, onions can be traced back to 3500 B.C. There is evidence that the Sumerians were growing onions as early as 2500 B.C. One Sumerian text dated to about 2500 B.C. tells of someone plowing over the city governor's onion patch.


Onion essential oil is an expectorant, that can clear congestion and mucus build-up, especially along the respiratory tracts to promote unobstructed airflow. This helps alleviate coughs, sinuses and phlegm’s.They open up blocked passages and induces phlegm and mucus to come out of the body. Thus, onion essential oil provides relief from these common respiratory ailments. It is a useful antiseptic agent to clean any wounds, cuts or scrapes obtained without causing infections. It kills off any bacteria from festering on the wound or cut and thus, promotes the fast healing of wounds and scrapes. 



Botanical Name:  Allium Cepa L.
Common name:  onion
Plant family:  Liliaceae
Genus:  Allium
Appearance/Color: Light yellow to brownish yellow
Odor: Strong and sulphuraceous odor with strong aroma at a middle note.
Blends With: Asafoetida, Garlic, Rosemary, Oregano, Sage, and Thyme.
Origin: Egypt
Source: Bulb
Method of Extraction: Hydro-distillation

Technical Analysis

Key Constituents Strength (%)
Dipropyl disulfide          26
Methyl propyl trisulfide 16
Methyl propyl disulfide 12.5
Propyl (E)-1-propenyl disulfide 9.5
Dipropyl trisulfide 8
Propyl (Z)-1-propenyl disulfide 6
Methyl (E)-1-propenyl disulfide 4
Dimethyl trisulfide 3.6
Methyl (Z)-1-propenyl disulfide 2.1
(E)-1-Propenyl propyl trisulfide 1.3
Dimethyl sulfide 1.1
2-Methylpent-2-enal 1
(Z)-1-Propenyl propyl trisulfide 1
Di(1-propenyl) trisulfide 1

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