Chemical composition of the essential oils of Anethum graveolens L.

Authors

  • Mohsen Kazemi Department of Horticultural Science, Faculty of Agricultural Science and Natural Resources, Science and Research Branch, Islamic Azad University, Tehran
  • Vahid Abdossi Department of Horticultural Science, Faculty of Agricultural Science and Natural Resources, Science and Research Branch, Islamic Azad University, Tehran

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.3329/bjb.v44i1.22742

Keywords:

Anethum graveolens, Chemical composition, Essential oils

Abstract

The volatile constituents of the leaves of Anethum graveolens L., growing wild in Iran, were investigated by GC/MS, ?-Phellandrene (29.12%), limonene (26.34%), dill ether (15.23%), ?-pinene (2%), n-tetracosane (1.54%), sabinene (1.34%), neophytadiene (1.43%), n-docosane (1.04), n-tricosane (1%), n-nonadecane (1%), n-eicosane (0.78%), n-heneicosane (0.67%), ?-myrcene (0.23%) and ?-tujene (0.21%) were found to be the major constituents of the oil.

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3329/bjb.v44i1.22742

Bangladesh J. Bot. 44(1): 159-161, 2015 (March)

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2015-03-26

How to Cite

Kazemi, M., & Abdossi, V. (2015). Chemical composition of the essential oils of Anethum graveolens L. Bangladesh Journal of Botany, 44(1), 159–161. https://doi.org/10.3329/bjb.v44i1.22742

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