Ornithogalum umbellatum / Star of Bethlehem

Ornithogalum umbellatum (L.), Hyacinthaceae

Country of origin the Netherlands
Active substance extract
CAS number 92457-25-5
China list no
Plant part bulbs
Conditions fresh or dried and crushed



Holland Biodiversity is the supplier of Star of Bethlehem!

  • fresh flowers
  • dried flowers
  • fresh bulbs
  • crushed and dried bulbs


Star of Bethlehem, official name ornithogalum umbellatum is a flowering plant from the Hyacinthaeae family and cardiac glycoside toxins in this plant have been found. This plant can be used in a medicine for treating heart failure and certain irregular heartbeats.


  • GACP
  • Contract Cultivation
  • Biological
  • Convention of Biological Diversity (CBD) Treaty free
  • Small and large volumes
  • Green & Sustainable

Applications of the plant extract of ornithogalum umbellatum:

  • skin conditioning
  • cardiac glycosides for treating heart failure


We can produce Star of Bethlehem with the highest yield of active compounds for you!

Holland Biodiversity: your partner in Metabolomics.

In the Netherlands we grow approximately 30,000 different varieties on a commercial scale. Many varieties of ornithogalum are grown, each with its own unique ingredients. Let us know which compounds 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 NMR data, among others.

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

Additional information



Active substance

extract, single compounds

CAS number


Plant part

aerial parts, bulbs, flowers

China list


Country of origin

the Netherlands


cosmetics, pharma