Asia Plantation Capital Patchouli Oil Is Premium Grade

Asia Plantation Capital has been developing sustainable, natural, Patchouli oil production on its plantations for the in 2013. Patchouli oil is extracted from the leaves of the seasonal patchouli bush (which regrows) enabling the leaves to be harvested, sustainably, every 3 to 4 months.

The recent harvest and production of Patchouli oil, by Asia Plantation Capital, on its plantations in Sri Lanka has been licensed as superior grade by independent experts at the Industrial Technology Institute (ITI), Colombo. When analysed by means of mass spectrometry by the ITI, samples of our oil checked positive for the major compounds of Patchouli oil.

Of these compounds, Patchouli alcohol is the major constituent which determines the quality of the oil. As a result, the rate of the Patchouli oil highly depends upon the ratio of Patchouli alcohol present in the oil.

Spectrometry results clearly show the high material of patchouli oil (0.53 %) and patchouli alcohol (54.56 %) in the oil sample which was taken after the distillation procedure. A patchouli alcohol content of over 30 % is thought about outstanding quality.

These results reveal that the cultivation of patchouli for office oil extraction in Sri Lanka is a practical proposal. This is a substantial development for Asia Plantation Capital in Sri Lanka. We already cultivate Patchouli in Thailand and are now preparing to follow our success in the production of high quality Oud oil with huge scale production of Patchouli; for Sri Lanka, this can be particularly beneficial as it can produce a brand-new, high quality crop to boost exports and the rural economy.

Lalith Ganlath, Attorney for Asia Plantation Capital in Colombo, says, “It’s a satisfaction to see the effort of the Sri Lankan, Asia Plantation Capital team paying off in Sri Lanka, on the back of plantation projects which the Company operates in other parts of South East Asia, and helping to contribute research study and development to the nation’s agricultural export markets. I am extremely keen to aid promote this task and encourage out-growers to cultivate the Patchouli, which can enter into their existing agroforestry incomes. It will also assist maximise land use and returns for rural farmers, with Asia Plantation Capital accepting redeem the dry leaves which can be collected every 3 months.”.

Asia Plantation Capital already has its own distribution offices, retail stores and storage facilities in the Middle East, Europe, Asia and the USA, providing the industry. It is well set to become a significant supplier of sustainable Patchouli oil, traceable to the source of production– Patchouli oil is among the most commonly used oils in the global Fragrance market and has a forecast industry value of over $46 billion in 2018 (Source: Industry Analyst’s Inc.). Surprisingly, Patchouli oil is among the few natural essential oils which can not be replicated in any high quality, artificially, for use in perfumes; making the need for this excellent oil reasonably ensured.

Over the next year, the Company intends to develop over 5,000 acres of Patchouli fields utilizing a mix of their own lands in South East Asia and out grower plans in Sri Lanka, Thailand and Malaysia. All production for the plantations will certainly be supplied with Certificate of Origin, Certificate of Analysis (CofA), Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) for exports and Flow of Processing and Product Specification. In addition, the oil will certainly be packaged under the Group’s perfume brand, “Fragrance Du Bois” and branded, “Patchouli Du Bois” as an additional stamp of ensured quality — which has been a vital to the success in worldwide marketing the Company’s other important oils such as Oud (agarwood) and also infected wood chips.

Notes to Editors:.
About Asia Plantation Capital.
Asia Plantation Capital is an owner and operator of a varied range of office plantation and farming companies throughout the Asia-Pacific region; globally, it belongs to the Asia Plantation Capital Group of associated business. Their focus is on multicultural and diverse plantation tasks which are tailored to the domestic and commercial demands of the nations where they operate. Working closely with and supporting local neighborhoods is an underlying, core principle of the APC business. It offers social and cultural support – in addition to financial investment – to move these neighborhoods away from logging and illegal logging activities (formerly viewed as a major income in some regions of Asia). Established formally in 2008 (although operating privately given that 2002) the group now has plantation and farming projects on 4 continents, with operational jobs at numerous stages in Thailand, Malaysia, China, Laos, India, Cambodia, Sri Lanka, Mozambique, The Gambia, North America and Europe.
Promoting making use of certified wood is the very best way of preventing deforestation, securing biodiversity and fighting poverty in the tropical rainforest areas. For the yacht sector, which pursues excellence and which is currently associated with ecological efforts, this is also a way of making sure that no wood from prohibited logging is made use of.