Tuesday, August 17, 2010

The Aromatic of the Species

Kaskarolla or Croton elyuteriya (genus Croton eluteria) - Euphorbiaceae plant family, species of the genus Croton, native to the Bahamas and Cuba. Naturalized in other tropical regions of America.

Biological description


This is - a small tree up to 6 m with white fragrant flowers. Bark is also very aromatic and often covered with lichen.


Chemical composition

The bark contains 1-3% essential oils are a complex mixture of terpenes and diterpenov. It is composed of pinene, vanilla, d-limonene, tuyen, eugenol and other components. In addition to essential oils in the bark also contains resin, tannin and lignin.

Use

Bark is used as spicy-aromatic. She added as an aromatic bitterness in various liqueurs, especially in the vermouth and Campari. It's also used to flavor snuff and medicinal purposes.


Source: http://ru.wikipedia.org/wiki/%D0%9A%D0%B0%D1%81%D0%BA%D0%B0%D1%80%D0%BE%D0%BB%D0%BB%D0%B0

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