Cinnamomum Zeylanicum Case Study

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INDEX SR NO. CONTENTS PAGE NO. 1 ABSTRACT 1 2 INTRODUCTION 2 2.1 RESEARCH BACKGROUND 3 2.2 PROBLEM STATEMENT 3 2.3 AIM 3 2.4 OBJECTIVE 4 2.5 CONSTITUTE 5 2.6 CINNAMALDEHYDE 6 3 LITERATURE REVIEW 8 4 PERFORMANCE 9 5 METHODS 13 5.1 HYDRO DISTILLATION METHOD 14 6 EFFECTIVE PARAMETERS 16 7 SAFETY 24 8 COST ANALYSIS 25 9 RESULT 26 10 CONCLUSION 28 11 REFERENCES 29 1) ABSTRACT: Cinnamomum Zeylanicum is a very popular spice and very useful substances in medicines and food, said to be originated from the island Sri Lanka, southeast of India. The plant is also playing an important role in aromatherapy due to its chemical constituent and also its aroma and scent. It contains cinnamaldehyde, an aromatic compound that have a very pleasant smell that can relax and soothe the mind and body, and also Eugenol that have a strong aromatic odor and a spicy, pungent taste. The aims of this research are to extract and obtain essential oils from Cinnamomum Zeylanicum using hydro distillation technique method, to analyze the chemical compound present in the essential oil using Gas Chromatography-Mass Spectrometer (GCMS), and effective parameters. The hydro distillation method is used to obtain the essential oil from Cinnamomum Zeylanicum by grinding the leaves into a fine powder, weighing and then extracted the essential oil by Hydro Distillation. Next, the sample will be analyzed by GS/MS technique after rotary evaporating to separate between oil and water, in order to determine the

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