Composition of the essential oil of Hippomarathrum cristatum (DC.) boiss.


Oezek G., Oezek T., Baser K. H. C. , Hamzaoglu E., Duran A.

JOURNAL OF ESSENTIAL OIL RESEARCH, vol.19, no.6, pp.540-542, 2007 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 19 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2007
  • Doi Number: 10.1080/10412905.2007.9699325
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF ESSENTIAL OIL RESEARCH
  • Page Numbers: pp.540-542

Abstract

Water distilled essential oil of Hippomarathrum cristatum (DC.) Boiss. (Umbelliferae) fruits used as a condiment in food products traditionally was analyzed by GC and GC/MS methods. Eighty compounds were characterized representing 91.6% of the oil. Hexadecanoic acid (11.6%), nonacosane (8.0%), germacrene D (6.1%) and myristicin (4.4%) were found to be the major constituents of the oil.