Himalayan Inula Oil

Botanical Name: Inula racemosa

Common Name: Puskarmool, Pokhermol.

Location: The species occurs in temperate areas of Himachal Pradesh

Physiochemical Properties:

  • Colour: Colourless to light Green
  • Odor: It has a violet, earthy, herbaceous, sharp aroma
  • Specific Gravity at 20°C: 0000 to 1.1000
  • Refractive Index at 20°C:  1.5200 to 1.5300
  • Optical Rotation: NO

Main Constituents:

S.NO. Name Range
1. (-)-β-Elemene 3.00-3.50
2. β-Costol 1.00-2.00
3. Strophanthidin 1.00-2.00
4. Alantolactone 48.00-53.00
5. Isoalantolactone 30.00-35.00




  • Inula helps to break up mucus and deepen the breathing.
  • It may also help to heal ear, nose and throat infections.
  • It is highly sedative, skin-healing, balancing and soothing, anti-inflammatory, analgesic and adaptogenic (assisting with reducing stress).
  • It is also good for the respiratory system.
  • Inula is useful as both an analgesic and anti-inflammatory, making it an excellent choice for joint pain and arthritis (it contains borneol, a compound found in many popular anti-arthritic medications).



Please use under the guidance on the proper utilization of essential oils, considering your expertise in the field.


Odor Profile:

It has a violet, earthy, herbaceous, sharp aroma

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