Davana plant also called as Davanam belongs to family Asteraceae, and its botanical name is Artemisia Pallens. It is annual aromatic herb and is known for its delicate Fragrance. Its flowers are yellow in color but they appear white in color due to its outer covering. The crop can be grown in various ranges of soil, like it can grow well in sandy loam as well as in Black soil, only thing is that soil should have good drainage & rich organic matter is required. This plant grows best when sown in winter season. These are xerophytic in nature and are used in India for religious purposes too.
Botanical Name: Artemisia pallens
Plant Part: Stems and Leaves
Extraction Method: Steam Distilled
Davana oil is obtained by steam Distillation of flowers of Davana Plant.
It has rich, sweet, fruity, slightly woody, camphorous note, consistency is thick and color is bunt orange.
Its main components are ketone called davanone, linalool, And davana ether.
It blends well with woody essential oils like neroli, geranium, grapefruit, cedarwood, caraway etc.