All Information About Zataria
Zataria Multiflora characteristics and names
Information About Zataria: Zataria Multiflora is a bushy type plant, 40-80 cm high, aromatic with lots of branches, thin and much divided.
Dried aerial branches of Zataria Multiflora Boiss. Belongs to Lamiaceae family and contain at least 0.6% essential oil.
- Scientific name: Zataria Multifllora
- English name: Shirazi Thyme, Zaatar
- Persian name: Avishan shirazi, Avishan pahn, Afshan, Abshan shirazi, Avisham
- Arabic name: Zaatar
Zataria Multiflora characteristics
Zataria Multiflora is a bush type plant, 40-80 cm high, aromatic with lots of thin branches and much divided. Leaves are short with short petioles, round or ovate shape, 3-13 cm long and 5-7 cm wide. Leaves are tared to hart-like at the base and round to pointed at the tip.
Flowers are white in color and small round like, very dense. Flower tube is white and a bit longer than calyx.
Medicinal part and compounds of Shirazi thyme
Leaves and flowers are the medicinal parts of Zataria. Major compounds of the essential oil of this Iranian species are carvacrol and thymol. Linalool and P-cymene are scored as the next compounds.
Leaves and flowers are the medicinal parts of Zataria.
Chemical compounds of Zataria Multiflora
Aerial branches of Zataria contain at least 0.6% essential oil, fatty acid, Oleanolic acid, β-Sitosterol and Betulin
The essential oil contains 69% phenol and mainly carvacrol and the main constituent of the non-phenolic part is P-Cymene.
Major constituents found in dry plant essential oil of this Iranian species are carvacrol (61.29) and thymol (25.18). Linalool and P-cymene are scored as the next compounds with 1.96 and 1.90 % respectively.
Geographical distribution of Zataria Multiflora
Afghanistan, Pakistan, South and Central Iran
Distribution in Iran
Isfahan, Khoozestan, Lorestan, Sistan and Baloochestan, Hormozgan, South Fars, South Kerman, South Khorasan and South Yazd.
Early June to October
Keep away from sunlight and packages.
Properties and applications
Zaatar bear antibacterial effects and it is used for cold, inflation and continuous pain relief. Fresh and dry leaf powder is known as spice for cuisine.
Zaatar has a warm and dry nature in traditional medicine and advised for menstruation, blood remediation and detergent.
It is also suggested for application in pertussis, tooth ache, liver disorders, and fat, asthma and kidney disorders.
Thymol may cause dermatitis and if used in toothpaste will cause chelitis and glossitis.
Maleki Commercial Company, the largest exporter of zataria
Maleki Commercial Company is the largest direct exporter of zataria in Iran and Asia. Maleki Commercial Company exports the best quality of Zataria according to the customer needs in the form of EXW, FCA, CPT, CIP, DAT, DAP, FOB, FAC, CFR, CIF.
Supplier of Zataria in Iran
Maleki Commercial Company is the largest supplier of Zataria at competitive prices in Iran and the world.
Exporter of Zataria in Iran
Maleki Commercial Company exports the best quality of Zataria according to the customer needs in the form of EXW, FCA, CPT, CIP, DAT, DAP, FOB, FAC, CFR, CIF.
Global export of Zataria
Maleki Commercial Company is the global exporter of this plant with the highest active ingredients and the best quality and price among all companies exporting this plant. This holding company has achieved great success in exporting this plant to various countries without intermediaries.
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Zataria price in Iran
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