Tanacetum vulgare L. is a herbaceous perennial flowering plant from Compositaea family, with yellow, button-like flowers and stout erect stem, usually smooth and branching near the top. It is common in grassy habitats everywhere in Bulgaria. It contains essential oils mainly thujone and other terpenes (borneol and thujol), flavonoids, tannic compounds and the bitter substance tanacetin.
Characteristics of the plant Tanacetum vulgare L.
Product from aerial parts of the plant Tanacetum vulgare L.
Green brown to brown amorphous powder, with specific odour.
Content of specific natural components
- Flavonoids, determined as apigenin, based on dry substance, %, not less than: 18.0
- Coumarins, determined as aesculin, based on dry substance, %, not less than: 7.5
- Tannic compounds, determined as tannin, based on dry substance, %, not less than: 7.5
3 (three) years from the date of production.
Store in cool and dry conditions, avoid direct sunlight.
Tanacetum vulgare L is available in 10 kg PE bag, placed in carton box.
It is used alone or in combination with other plant extracts in production of food or feed additives.