Multi-purpose Plants of Essential Oils in Residential Gardens
Keywords:Bioactivity, Chemical Compound, Essential Oils; Residential Gardens.
Plants have many benefits both aesthetically and healthfully. One type of plant that can be used in residential gardens is essential oil-producing plants. The content of chemical compounds in various types of essential oils have been known to have various bioactivities as well as other miscellaneous activities. This study aims to identify the role of essential oil plants in providing benefits to the environment. This study uses qualitative research methods with persuasive writing. The results of this study found that some essential oil plants include Rosmarinus officinalis, Ocimum basilicum, Mentha arvensis, Mentha piperita, Foeniculum vulgare, Cymbopogon nardus, rose, and pandanus. The role of essential oil plants are anti-inflammatory, flavoring, fragrance, fungitoxicity, antimicrobial, fertilizer, antidiabetic, antihypertensive, repellents, and biopesticides. In addition, essential oil plants can also be used as aromatherapy, salad vegetables and herbs. Therefore, essential oil plants have enormous potential to be developed as multi-purpose plants for residential environments.
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