Composition of the Essential Oil of Salvia montbretii Benth. from Turkey
Records of Natural Products
Year: 2018 Issue: 5 September-October
p.426 - 431
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Fatma Abak, Gulsum Yildiz, Vagif Atamov and Mine Kurkcuoglu
The composition of the essential oil produced from aerial parts of Salvia montbretii Benth.(Lamiaceae), was analyzed by GC and GC-MS. Forty-six compounds constituting about 97.7% of the essential oil were characterized.The main compounds were characterized as b -caryophyllene (32.8%), b -pinene (9.8%), a -humulene (8.2%), 12-hydroxy- b -caryophyllene acetate (6.6%), germacrene D (4.9%) and a -pinene (4.5%).KEYWORDS
- Salvia montbretii Benth
- oil composition
- b -caryophyllene
- a -humulene
- b -pinene.