The Chemical Composition of Essential Oil of Warionea saharae Benth & Coss.(Fam.Asteraceae) from Southern Algeria
Hassan Y. Aboul-Enein.
The essential oil was obtained by hydrodistillation from leaves of Warionea saharae and
analyzed by GC-FID and GC-MS. Oxygen-containing terpene was the main group of constituents in
both oil. This essential oil is rich in β-Eudesmol (32.87%), isomenthol (6.27%), Terpinyl butyrate
(5.51%), Trans-nerolidol (5.31%), Linalool (4.99%), Terpinen-4-ol (3.55%) and Caryophyllane a
Keywords: GC-MS, essential oil, isomenthol, medicinal plant, Warionea saharae, β-Eudesmol.
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