Chrysanthemum / Tanacetum

Chrysanthemum (L.), Asteraceae

Active substance extract
CAS number  89997-65-9



Plant part aerial parts
China list yes
Conditions fresh or dried and crushed
Country of origin the Netherlands, others



Holland Biodiversity is the supplier of Chrysanthemum plants, a natural skin care product and insect repellant!

Delivery conditions of Tanacetum raw material:

  • fresh aerial parts
  • crushed and dried aerial parts
  • NMR analysis available
  • Content of specific substances available upon request.


Chrysanthemum, also known as Tanacetum, is a plant from the Asteraceae family and used as an active substance in many cosmetic, nutraceutical products, insecticide (natural crop protection) and flowers and leaves are eaten in the Asian kitchen.

In Chinese medicine, various detoxifying species, such as Chrysanthemum morifolium, have been used medicinally for centuries. For example against headaches, dizziness, red eyes, cardiovascular disease and high cholesterol.

Active ingredients (among others): Essential Oil, Sesquiterpene Lactones, Flavonoids, Choline (Methylated Ethanolamine).

We have many different types of chrysanthemum available, for example chrysanthemum parthenium, coccineum, indicum, sibericum, morifolium, balsamita, boreale, sinense and zawadskii. Each with her unique chemical composition.


Applications of the plant extract of Chrysanthemum:

  • anti oxidant
  • skin conditioning
  • antimicrobial
  • humectant
  • cardiovascular disease
  • high cholesterol
  • insect repellant

We can find and produce the Chrysanthemum with the highest yield of active compounds for you!

In the Netherlands we grow approximately 30,000 different varieties on a commercial scale. Hundreds of varieties of chrysanthemums are grown, each with its own unique ingredients. 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.

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

Additional information



Active substance


CAS number


Plant part

aerial parts, flowers

China list


Country of origin

the Netherlands


cosmetics, food ingredients, natural crop protection