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Volatile Constituents of the Fruit and Leaf Oils of Thuja orientalis L. Grown in Iran

  • Bahman Nickavar EMAIL logo , Gholamreza Amin and Sara Parhami

The composition of the hydrodistilled essential oils from the fruits and leaves of Thuja orientalis L. grown in Iran was analyzed by GC/MS. Nineteen and twenty-eight compounds have been identified in the volatile oils of the fruit and leaf, respectively. While the fruit oil contained α-pinene (52.4%), Δ-3-carene (14.2%), α-cedrol (6.5%) and β-phellandrene (5.1%), the leaf oil contained α-pinene (21.9%), α-cedrol (20.3%), Δ-3-carene (10.5%) and limonen (7.2%) as the main components.

Received: 2002-2-7
Revised: 2002-10-14
Published Online: 2014-6-2
Published in Print: 2003-4-1

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