A-to-Z List Essential Oils from the Adoxaceae Family of Plants:

Adoxaceae, commonly known as moschatel family, is a small family of flowering plants in the order Dipsacales, now consisting of five genera and about 150–200 species.

Adoxa is a small perennial herbaceous plant, flowering early in the spring and dying down to ground level in summer immediately after the berries are mature; the leaves are compound. The elders are mostly shrubs, but two species are large herbaceous plants; all have compound leaves. The viburnums are all shrubs, with simple leaves.

Scientific Classification:

  1. Domain: Eukarya – organisms with membraine-bound nucleuses
  2. Kingdom: Plantae – plants, Planta, Vegetal, plants
  3. Phylum: Tracheophyta – vascular plants, tracheophytes
  4. Class: Magnoliopsida
  5. Order: Dipsacales
  6. Family: Adoxaceae

Direct Children of Adoxaceae by Genus:

  • Adoxa
  • Sambucus
  • Sinadoxa
  • Tetradoxa
  • Viburnum
  • Elderflower


    (Sambucus nigra)

    Aroma Description: Cool, Exotic, Floral, Fresh, Slightly sweet, Soft