Aromatic plants of Bangladesh : Essential oils of leaves and fruits of <i>Litsea glutinosa</i> (Lour.) C.B. Robinson

Authors

  • Jasim Uddin Chowdhury BCSIR Laboratories, P.O. Chittagong Cantonment, Chittagong-4220, Bangladesh
  • Md Nazrul Islam Bhuiyan BCSIR Laboratories, P.O. Chittagong Cantonment, Chittagong-4220, Bangladesh
  • Nemai Chandra Nandi BCSIR Laboratories, P.O. Chittagong Cantonment, Chittagong-4220, Bangladesh

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.3329/bjb.v37i1.1568

Keywords:

Litsea glutinosa, Essential oil, GC-MS, Phytol, Lauric acid

Abstract

The volatile oil constituents of leaf- and fruit in Litsea glutinosa (Lour.) C.B. Robinson, identified by GC-MS analysis, was 83 and 33, respectively. The major constituents of leaf were phytol (22.42%), caryophyllene (21.48%), thujopsene (12.17%) and β-myrcene (5%); while those of the fruit oil contained lauric acid (44.84%), 3-octen-5-yne, 2,7-dimethyl (28.72%), α-cubebene (6.84%) and caryophyllene (5.04%).

Key words: Litsea glutinosa, Essential oil, GC-MS, Phytol, Lauric acid

doi:10.3329/bjb.v37i1.1568

Bangladesh J. Bot. 37(1): 81-83, 2008 (June)

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Chowdhury, J. U., Bhuiyan, M. N. I., & Nandi, N. C. (2008). Aromatic plants of Bangladesh : Essential oils of leaves and fruits of <i>Litsea glutinosa</i> (Lour.) C.B. Robinson. Bangladesh Journal of Botany, 37(1), 81–83. https://doi.org/10.3329/bjb.v37i1.1568

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