The oil from the flowers of Hedychium coronarium, L. var. maximum, Eichler (family Zingibe raceae), which is cultivated in Java, has a pleasant and delicate, but faint odor. Sp.gr. 0,869; aD - (0o 28 1).

From the blossoms of plants grown in Brazil, Th. Peckolt2) obtained 0,023 to 0,029 p.c. of oil; d15o0,869.