The Essential Oil Composition of Clinopodium vulgare L. from Iran

Publication Type:Journal Article
Year of Publication:2009
Authors:K. Morteza-Semnani, Saeedi, M., Akbarzadeh, M.
Journal:J Essent Oil Res
Date Published:Jan
Keywords:Clinopodium Vulgare, Essential Oil Composition, Extracts, Labiatae, Santolinyl Acetate, Vulgarone B

The composition of the essential oil obtained from the dried flowering aerial parts of Clinopodium vulgare L. (Labiatae) was analyzed by GC and GC/MS. Fifty-two components have been identified in the. essential oil of G. vulgare. The major constituents of the essential oil were vulgarone B (24.4%), santolinyl acetate (10.2%) and 14-hydroxy-alpha-muurolene (6.0%).

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