Characteristics of the plant Tanacetum vulgare L.

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.

  • Deffinition

    Product from aerial parts of the plant Tanacetum vulgare L.

  • Appearance

    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
  • Shelf life

    3 (three) years from the date of production.

  • Storage

    Store in cool and dry conditions, avoid direct sunlight.

  • Packaging

    Tanacetum vulgare L is available in 10 kg PE bag, placed in carton box.

  • Application

    It is used alone or in combination with other plant extracts in production of food or feed additives.

*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease