Essential oil of three air-dried parts of Etlingera brevilabrum

Behnam Mahdavi and W. A. Yaacob and Laily B. Din and Siti Aishah Mohd Ali (2013) Essential oil of three air-dried parts of Etlingera brevilabrum. Journal of Essential Oil Bearing Plants, 16 (1). pp. 17-22. ISSN 0976-5026

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Essential oil from the air-dried rhizomes, stems and leaves of Etlingera brevilabrum were hydrodistilled using a Clevenger-type apparatus and identified by GC and GC-MS. Monoterpene hydrocarbons dominated the oils from the stems and leaves (66.8 and 89.8 % respectively) whereas oxygenated monoterpenes were dominant in the rhizomes (40.2 %). Eucalyptol (27.6 %), β-pinene (13.4 %), caryophyllene oxide (10.5 %) and α-thujene (10.1 %) were the major compounds in the rhizomes oil; limonene (28.6 %), β-pinene (21.6 %), α-thujene (13.9 %) and caryophyllene oxide (4.6 %) in the stems; and β-pinene (52.6 %), α-thujene (28.6 %) and o-cymene (7.8 %) in the leaves.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Zingiberaceae, Etlingera brevilabrum , essential oils composition, β-pinene, α- thujene, eucalyptol, limonene, terpenes
Subjects: Q Science > QK Botany
Divisions: FACULTY > Faculty of Science and Natural Resources
Date Deposited: 27 Mar 2018 15:26
Last Modified: 31 Jul 2021 22:29

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