top of page
SPARTIUM JUNCEUM - wild flower.jpg

CO2 Total Extract
Spartium junceum

  • Botanical name: Spartium junceum

  • Common name: Spanish Broom

  • Geographical position: 400-1200m above sea level

  • Part of the plant used: Flower (wild)

  • Appearance: Dark Brown solid.

  • Major compounds: Camphenol, caryophyllene oxide

  • Odor: Natural and fresh fragrance


Chemical Industry
Natural Cosmetics

Spanish broom flowers are used to make medicine. They are used for constipation and fluid retention, inducing vomiting, improveing function of the heart, the treatment of dropsy, heart arrhythmias, albuminuria and gallstones.

In foods and beverages, Spanish broom is used as flavoring.

In manufacturing, Spanish broom is used as a fragrance in soaps and cosmetics. [1]

The whole plant has diuretic, laxative, emetic, emmenagogue and cardiotonic properties. It is used for the treatment of dropsy, heart arrhythmias, albuminuria and gallstones. Also, the plant has anti-diabetic action as the herbal extract reduces the blood sugar levels. [2]

Its flowers extract has shown antiinflammatory and analgesic effects.  [3]


[1] Webmd: Spanish Broom - Uses, Side Effects, and More

[2] UNIVERSITY of IOANNINA SCHOOL of HEALTH SCIENCES FACULTY of MEDICINE Department of Pharmacology, Medicinal Herb, Spartium junceum.

[3] Luigi Menghini, Paola Massarelli, Giancarlo Bruni, and Rita Pagiotti: Anti-Inflammatory and Analgesic Effects of Spartium junceum L. Flower Extracts: A Preliminary Study, JOURNAL OF MEDICINAL FOODJ Med Food9 (3) 2006, 386-390

* Please, note that the above statements are summaries of published studies and and investigations as cited at the end of each statement.

These are not results or conclusions drawn for Esencial® Laboratory.

The producer of the end product is responsible for the end product effects and the production technology of their product in compliance with specific regulations that guarantee the Consumer Information Rights and their Health Safety.

bottom of page