GC-MS Analysis of Essential Oil from Lavandula angustifolia Cultivated in Garhwal Himalaya

Author(s): Pramod Singh, Harish Andola, M.S.M. Rawat, Geeta Joshi nee Pant, J.S. Jangwan

Journal Name: The Natural Products Journal

Volume 5 , Issue 4 , 2015

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Lavandula angustifolia is a well known herbal medicinal plant with a variety of useful properties, cultivated in the hill area of Uttarakhand was found to have 0.55 % essential oil on dry weight basis analyzed by GC and GC-MS. Thirty four constituents, representing 96.41% of the oil were identified. The higher percentage of major components is linalyl acetate (39.10%), linalool (29.7%), α- terpineol (4.35%), and trans caryophyllene (3.76%). The quality of lavender oil produced in Garhwal Himalayan region can be compared with other parts of the globe which indicates its international quantity.

Keywords: Essential oil, GC-MS, lamiaceae, Lavandula angustifola, linalyl acetate.

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Year: 2015
Published on: 16 November, 2015
Page: [268 - 272]
Pages: 5
DOI: 10.2174/2210315505666150908232137
Price: $25

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