Essential Oil of Betula pendula Roth. Buds


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Demirci B., Paper D. H. , Demirci F., BAŞER K. H. C. , Franz G.

EVIDENCE-BASED COMPLEMENTARY AND ALTERNATIVE MEDICINE, cilt.1, sa.3, ss.301-303, 2004 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier

  • Yayın Türü: Makale / Tam Makale
  • Cilt numarası: 1 Konu: 3
  • Basım Tarihi: 2004
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1093/ecam/neh041
  • Dergi Adı: EVIDENCE-BASED COMPLEMENTARY AND ALTERNATIVE MEDICINE
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.301-303

Özet

The essential oil of Betula pendula Roth. buds was obtained using both hydrodistillation and microdistillation techniques and their chemical compositions were analyzed using both gas chromatography ( GC) and gas chromatography-mass spectrometry (GC-MS). Overall, more than 50 compounds were identified representing 80% and 92% for hydrodistillation and microdistillation, respectively. The main components ( by hydrodistillation and microdistillation, respectively) found were alpha-copaene (12% and 10%), germacrene D (11% and 18%) and delta-cadinene (11% and 15%) in the analyzed essential oils. The microdistillation technique proved to be a useful tool and compliant alternative when compared to hydrodistillation.