Lilium tigrinum / syn. lancifolium / Tiger Lily

Lilium tigrinum (L.), Liliaceae

Active substance extract
CAS number  90063-51-7
Plant part bulbs or flowers
China list yes
Conditions fresh or dried and crushed
Country of origin the Netherlands



Lilium tigrinum, syn. lancifolium, commonly known as Tiger Lily, is cultivated in the Netherlands for its essential oil extracted from the flowers and extracts derived from the bulbs. This lily species, characterized by its striking orange petals adorned with dark spots, belongs to the broader Lilium genus.

The essential oil extracted from Lilium tigrinum flowers is prized for its aromatic qualities and is often utilized in the fragrance industry. Its distinctive scent contributes to the formulation of perfumes, cosmetics, and various scented products.

Extracts obtained from the bulbs of Lilium tigrinum have multifaceted applications. In the cosmetic industry, these extracts are employed for their potential skincare benefits. They contain compounds known for their moisturizing, soothing, or rejuvenating properties, making them valuable additions to skincare formulations.

Beyond cosmetic applications, Lilium tigrinum bulb extracts are recognized for their potential health benefits when consumed. The bulbs contain bioactive compounds that contribute to overall well-being and could possess properties beneficial to health.

The cultivation of Lilium tigrinum in the Netherlands underscores the significance of this lily species in both the fragrance and cosmetic industries, as well as its contributions to health and wellness when incorporated into various products. The versatile nature of Lilium tigrinum makes it a valuable botanical resource with applications spanning different sectors.

Many other varieties and species are also available, for example madonna lily and Lilium japonicum and their cultivars.


  • fragrance
  • perfuming
  • skin conditioning
  • humectant
  • skin lightener
  • arthritis
  • cramps
  • nerves


  • fresh flowers
  • fresh bulbs
  • crushed and dried 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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Additional information



Active substance

absolute, extract

CAS number

not applicable

Plant part

bulbs, flowers

China list


Country of origin

the Netherlands


cosmetics, food ingredients, fragrance