Essential oils & ORAC values

Oxygen radical absorbance capacity (ORAC) was a method of measuring antioxidant capacities in biological samples in vitro. Because no physiological proof in vivo existed in support of the free-radical theory or that ORAC provided information relevant to biological antioxidant potential.

Clove1,078,700
Myrrh379,300
Citronella312,00
Coriander298,000
Fennel238,400
Clary Sage221,000
German Chamomile218,600
Marjoram151,100
Melissa139,905
Ginger99,300
Cumin82,400
Black Pepper79,700
Basil54,000
Peppermint37,300
Lime26,900
Grapefruit22,600
Thyme15,960
Oregano15,300
Cassia15,170
Rosemary11,070
Cinnamon Bark10,340
Orange1,890
Lemongrass1,780
Lemon660
Lavender360