Zanthedeschia aethiopica / calla lily

Zanthedeschia aethiopica (L.), Araceae

Active substance extract
CAS number  no
Plant part flowers
China list yes
Conditions fresh or dried
Country of origin the Netherlands



Calla lily as an Active Ingredient in Cosmetics and Fragrances

Calla lily (Zanthedeschia aethiopica) is a flowering plant from the Araceae family and used as an active substance in cosmetic and fragrance products.

Many other calla varieties are available.

Applications of Zanthedeschia:

  • perfuming
  • fragrance
  • skin conditioning
  • masking
  • antioxidant

Delivery conditions of Zanthedeschia raw material:

  • fresh flowers
  • dried flowers
  • fresh rhizomes
  • dried and cut rhizomes

We can locate and cultivate Calla with the highest yield of active compounds for your needs!

In the Netherlands we grow approximately 30,000 different varieties of hundreds of genera on a commercial scale. Many varieties of Calla’s are grown, each with its own unique ingredients and chemical composition. Let us know which substances you are looking for, and we will find the right variety with the highest levels of active substances. We have our own laboratory with the latest analytical equipment to help you find the most active plant extract for your product with the use of Multivariate data analysis of our own NMR data, LC-MS, GC-MS ao.

More information about our services, or get in touch via 0031 651 537699, info@holland

Additional information



Active substance

absolute, extract

CAS number

not applicable

Plant part

flowers, rhizomes

China list


Country of origin

the Netherlands


cosmetics, fragrance