Economic Botany

, Volume 1, Issue 2, pp 148–160 | Cite as

The production of minor essential oils in the united states

  • A. F. Sievers


The oils of dill, lemon-grass, tansy, wormseed and wormwood are distilled from cultivated plants; those of cedarleaf, cedarwood, erigeron, pennyroyal, sassafras, sweet birch, wintergreen and witch-hazel from wild plants; and together they all constitute a minor industry for which production figures are not readily available.


Economic Botany Wild Plant Menthol Methyl Salicylate Japanese Mint 
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© The New York Botanical Garden 1947

Authors and Affiliations

  • A. F. Sievers
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  1. 1.Division of Tobacco,Medicinal, and Special Crops, Bureau of Plant Industry, Soils, and Agricultural Engineering, Agricultural Research AdministrationU. S. Department of AgricultureUSA

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