Essential oil from inflorescence of <i>Spilanthes calva</i> D.C.

Authors

  • Jaripa Begum BCSIR Laboratories, P.O.- Chittagong Cantonment, Chittagong-4220, Bangladesh
  • Md Nazrul Islam Bhuiyan BCSIR Laboratories, P.O.- Chittagong Cantonment, Chittagong-4220, Bangladesh
  • Jasim Uddin Chowdhury BCSIR Laboratories, P.O.- Chittagong Cantonment, Chittagong-4220, Bangladesh

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.3329/bjb.v37i2.1737

Keywords:

Spilanthes calva, Essential oil, GC-MS, Caryophyllene oxide

Abstract

Seven components have been identified including caryophyllene oxide (24.14%), caryophyllene (22.19%), limonene (21.79%) and myrcene (9.02%), as significantly dominating compounds of essential oil from inflorescences of Spilanthes calva DC. from Bangladesh investigated by gas chromatography mass spectrometry.

Key words: Spilanthes calva, Essential oil, GC-MS, Caryophyllene oxide

doi:10.3329/bjb.v37i2.1737

Bangladesh J. Bot. 37(2): 217-218, 2008 (December)

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Begum, J., Bhuiyan, M. N. I., & Chowdhury, J. U. (2008). Essential oil from inflorescence of <i>Spilanthes calva</i> D.C. Bangladesh Journal of Botany, 37(2), 217–218. https://doi.org/10.3329/bjb.v37i2.1737

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