Elecampane Root Market Size & Share Global Analysis Report, 2023-2032
Elecampane Root Market Size & Share Global Analysis Report, 2023-2032

Elecampane Root Market Share, Size, Trends, Industry Analysis Report, By Nature (Organic, Conventional); By Form; By End Use; By Distribution Channel; By Region; Segment Forecast, 2023 - 2032

  • Published Date:Aug-2023
  • Pages: 118
  • Format: PDF
  • Report ID: PM3716
  • Base Year: 2022
  • Historical Data: 2019-2021

Report Outlook

The global elecampane root market was valued at USD 829.81 million in 2022 and is expected to grow at a CAGR of 5.03% during the forecast period.

The study on Indian elecampane published in the Pharma Journal highlights the plant's medicinal and aromatic properties, as well as its potential for sustainable development. By shedding light on its therapeutic benefits, including Ayurvedic, diuretic, antiseptic, and antitumor properties, the study increased awareness and knowledge about the plant's value.  This information can drive the growth of the elecampane root market by creating demand for its various applications in pharmaceuticals, perfumery, and traditional medicine.

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It emphasizes the commercial and economic uses of elecampane, such as the pharmaceutical industry's interest in its chief constituents, inulin, and essential oils (Sesquiterpenes). Additionally, the study highlights the need for better conservation practices to protect the species and ensure its sustainable cultivation. This aspect can drive the growth of the market by promoting responsible sourcing and cultivation methods that support the plant's long-term availability and sustainability.

Elecampane root contains sesquiterpenes, including a compound called dehydrocostus, which has been associated with potential health effects. Research suggests that dehydrocostus, a sesquiterpene lactone found in elecampane, may have anti-inflammatory properties in the body. Preliminary studies have explored how this lactone affects the inflammatory pathway, demonstrating its potential to mitigate inflammation and benefit lung ailments. However, it is important to note that further clinical studies involving human subjects are necessary to establish concrete evidence and data regarding elecampane's effectiveness in reducing inflammation.

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Industry Dynamics

Growth Drivers

Increasing adoption of Elecampane root for microbial analysis are driving the market growth

A study published in Plant Cell Biotechnology and Molecular Biology on elecampane root. The objective of this study was to assess the antimicrobial activity of elecampane root extract against a range of fungal and bacterial species. Based on the study outcomes, the researchers concluded that combining elecampane with antibiotics or other drugs could potentially enhance the efficacy of existing antimicrobial therapies. Moreover, elecampane extract could serve as a valuable tool in combating antibiotic-resistant microbes and multi-infections. The market demand for natural and plant-based remedies is also a driving factor for the growth of the elecampane root market. Consumers are increasingly seeking natural alternatives that offer therapeutic benefits with fewer side effects. Elecampane root, with its long history of traditional use and documented antimicrobial properties, aligns well with this trend.

Report Segmentation

The market is primarily segmented based on nature, form, end use, distribution channel and region.

By Nature

By Form

By End Use

By Distribution Channel

By Region

  • Organic
  • Conventional


  • Cut-Form
  • Powdered
  • Liquid


  • Beverages
    • Non-alcoholic
    • Alcoholic
  • Food Service/HoReCa(Hotels, Restaurants and Cafes)
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Nutraceuticals
  • Animal Supplement
  • Personal Care & Cosmetics
  • Households/Retail
  • B2B/ Direct
  • B2C/ Indirect
  • Supermarket/Hypermarket
  • Speciality Stores
  • Drug Stores
  • Online Retailers



  • North America (U.S., Canada)
  • Europe (France, Germany, UK, Italy, Netherlands, Spain, Russia)
  • Asia Pacific (Japan, China, India, Malaysia, Indonesia. South Korea)
  • Latin America (Brazil, Mexico, Argentina)
  • Middle East & Africa (Saudi Arabia, UAE, Israel, South Africa)

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By Nature Analysis

Organic segment is projected to experience faster growth in the study period

Organic segment is expected to have faster growth for the market. Consumers are seeking natural & organic alternatives compared to the conventional products. They are concerned about the potential presence of pesticides, synthetic fertilizers, and other chemical residues in conventional farming practices. By choosing organic elecampane root, consumers can ensure that they are consuming a product grown without these synthetic inputs. Organic certification guarantees that the elecampane root has been cultivated using organic farming methods and has met stringent quality standards. Organic farming practices focus on maintaining soil health, biodiversity, and natural ecosystem balance, which can contribute to the overall quality and purity of the product.

By Form Analysis

Powdered segment accounted for the largest market share

Powdered segment holds the largest market share for the market in the study period. Powdered elecampane root offers convenience and ease of use compared to other forms. It is readily available and can be easily incorporated into various applications, including capsules, herbal blends, teas, culinary uses, or formulations for skincare and cosmetics. The powdered form eliminates the need for additional preparation steps and allows for precise dosing, making it appealing to consumers who prefer a convenient and ready-to-use option.

It also provides versatility in product formulation. It can be blended with other powdered herbs or ingredients to create customized herbal formulations. This flexibility appeals to manufacturers and formulators in the herbal products industry who seek to develop innovative products targeting different applications such as dietary supplements, herbal remedies, and personal care products. The powdered form opens opportunities for new product development and expands the market potential for elecampane root.

By End-Use Analysis

Pharmaceuticals segment is expected to hold the larger revenue share

Pharmaceuticals segment is projected to witness a larger revenue share in the coming years. This has a long history of traditional use in herbal medicine, particularly for respiratory conditions. It contains bioactive compounds such as sesquiterpene lactones, polysaccharides, and essential oils, which are believed to possess therapeutic properties. These compounds have demonstrated potential antimicrobial, anti-inflammatory, and expectorant effects. The pharmaceutical industry recognizes the medicinal properties of Elecampane Root and its potential in developing natural remedies and supplements for respiratory health.

The demand for natural and plant-based ingredients in respiratory health products is growing. As consumers seek alternatives to conventional pharmaceuticals, there is a rising interest in herbal remedies for respiratory conditions such as coughs, bronchitis, and asthma. Elecampane Root, with its traditional use and potential therapeutic benefits for respiratory health, is increasingly incorporated into pharmaceutical formulations targeting these conditions. The pharmaceuticals segment drives the growth of the Elecampane Root market by catering to this demand.

Regional Insights

APAC registered with the highest growth rate in the study period

APAC is projected to witness a higher growth rate for the market. The beauty and skincare industry in the region is experiencing significant growth. Consumers are becoming more conscious about the ingredients used in their beauty products and are seeking natural alternatives. Elecampane root, with its potential skincare benefits, is finding its way into beauty formulations and products. The expanding beauty and skincare industry is driving the demand for Elecampane root as an ingredient. Native Extracts aims to create a strong presence in India by establishing a hub focused on the development of 'l-beauty' ingredients.

As an ingredient supplier, Native Extracts is dedicated to driving research and development initiatives centered around native botanicals in India. By doing so, the company seeks to contribute to the promotion and advancement of 'l-beauty', emphasizing the importance of indigenous ingredients in the beauty industry. This can create greater awareness and interest among consumers in the region for Elecampane root and its potential benefits, leading to increased demand for products containing Elecampane root.

North America is expected to witness a larger revenue share for the market. Traditional medicine practices, such as herbal medicine and naturopathy, are gaining recognition and acceptance in this region. Elecampane root, with its historical use in traditional medicine systems, is attracting attention as a valuable botanical ingredient. Region is experiencing growth potential due to the rich diversity of medicinal herbs in the region. With over 4,000 medicinal herbs naturally growing or being cultivated in Canada, there is a significant opportunity for the cultivation and commercialization of Elecampane root. The growing interest in natural remedies and the potential health benefits associated with Elecampane root contribute to the growth trajectory of the region.

Key Market Players & Competitive Insights

The elecampane root market is fragmented and is anticipated to witness competition due to several players' presence. Major service providers in the market are constantly upgrading their technologies to stay ahead of the competition and to ensure efficiency, integrity, and safety. These players focus on partnership, product upgrades, and collaboration to gain a competitive edge over their peers and capture a significant market share.

Some of the major players operating in the global market include:

  • Gaia Herbs, Nature's Way
  • Herb Pharm
  • HerbEra
  • Frontier
  • Mountain Rose Herbs
  • Nature's Answer
  • Pacific Botanicals
  • Starwest Botanicals
  • Traditional Medicinals
  • Wise Woman Herbals.

Recent Developments

  • In May 2022, a study investigated the antioxidant, antimicrobial, and cytotoxic potential of ethanolic extracts from Elecampane roots. The study identified important bioactive compounds, such as secoiridoid glycoside, phenolic acids, and flavonoids, showcasing promising antioxidant properties
  • In November 2020, Gaia Herbs, introduced a new range of respiratory-support products to the market. The product line includes Mighty Lungs, Sinus Comfort, and Black Seed Oil, all of which are plant-based and formulated to promote respiratory health.

Elecampane Root Market Report Scope

Report Attributes


Market size value in 2023

USD 855.00 million

Revenue forecast in 2032

USD 1,330.00  million


5.03% from 2023 - 2032

Base year


Historical data

2019 - 2021

Forecast period

2023 - 2032

Quantitative units

Revenue in USD million and CAGR from 2023 to 2032

Segments covered

By Nature, By Form, By End Use, By Distribution Channel, By Region

Regional scope

North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America, Middle East & Africa

Key companies

Mountain Rose Herbs, Starwest Botanicals, Herb Pharm, Pacific Botanicals, Gaia Herbs, Nature's Way, Traditional Medicinals, Frontier, HerbEra, Nature's Answer & Wise Woman Herbals.


The global elecampane root market size is expected to reach USD 1,330.00 million by 2032.

Key players in the elecampane root market are Mountain Rose Herbs, Starwest Botanicals, Herb Pharm.

Asia Pacific contribute notably towards the global elecampane root market.

The global elecampane root market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 5.03% during the forecast period

The elecampane root market report covering key segments are nature, form, end use, distribution channel and region.