Constituents of Volatile Oils from <i>Limnophila aromatica</i> and <i>Adenosma capitatum</i>
The essential oils isolated from the aerial parts of Limnophila aromatica (Lamk.) Merr. and Adenosma capitatum (Benth) Benth ex Hance were analyzed by GC-MS. Twenty nine and forty two components were identified, representing 99.3 and 98.6% of the total oils respectively. Oil of L. aromatica rich in Z-ocimene (39.2%), terpinolene (17.2%) and camphor (12.9%). On the other hand, A. capitatum rich in limonene (24.7%), fenchone (21.6%) and 2-carene (17.6%).
Key words : Limnophila aromatic; Adenosma capitatum; Essential oils; Z-ocimene; Limonene.
BJSIR 2011; 46(3): 385-388
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