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.
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