Lilium martagon / Turkish lily

Lilium martagon (L.), Liliaceae

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



The Martagon lily (Lilium martagon L.), also known as the Turkish lily, is a bulbous flowering plant belonging to the Liliaceae family. Recognized for its ornamental beauty, this lily species is cultivated and valued for its applications as an active substance in both cosmetic and fragrance products.

In the cosmetic industry, extracts derived from the Martagon lily are utilized for their potential skincare benefits. These extracts contain compounds known for their moisturizing, soothing, and rejuvenating properties, making them sought-after ingredients in various skincare formulations. The natural and botanical qualities of Martagon lily contribute to the growing trend of using plant-based substances in cosmetic products.

Furthermore, the Martagon lily is prized for its aromatic qualities, and its essence is employed in the fragrance industry. The unique scent profile of this lily species enhances the olfactory characteristics of perfumes, colognes, and other scented products. The use of Martagon lily in fragrances aligns with the preference for natural and botanical ingredients in the creation of appealing scents.

Overall, the Martagon lily stands out as a versatile plant, appreciated for its aesthetic appeal and functional properties in the realms of cosmetics and fragrances. Its cultivation and utilization highlight the ongoing interest in harnessing the potential benefits of botanical resources in the beauty and personal care industry.

Many other lily varieties are also available, for example madonna lily and tiger lily.



  • fresh flowers
  • fresh bulbs
  • dried flowers
  • dried and cut bulbs

We can also provide samples of the product throughout the season.

Additionally, we have our own laboratory where we can assist in facilitating research your R&D from plants to targeted suspects through literature investigation, plant species selection, extraction, fractionation, and/ or purification processes. Employing fraction-guided bio-assays and advanced analytical techniques (NMR, GC-MS, LC-MS ao), we verify the presence and assess the bioactivity of these compounds. We can use our own plant extract library which is made from commercially grown plants in The Netherlands.

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