The Chemical Composition of Essential Oil of Warionea saharae Benth & Coss.(Fam.Asteraceae) from Southern Algeria

Author(s): Minouna Yakoubi, Nasser Belboukhari, Khaled Sekkoum, Abdelkrim Cheriti, Mohammed Bouchekara, Hassan Y. Aboul-Enein.

Journal Name: Current Bioactive Compounds

Volume 11 , Issue 2 , 2015

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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 (3.36%).

Keywords: GC-MS, essential oil, isomenthol, medicinal plant, Warionea saharae, β-Eudesmol.

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Year: 2015
Page: [116 - 121]
Pages: 6
DOI: 10.2174/1573407211666150605224634
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