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Essential Oil Composition of Aralia cachemirica from Uttarakhand, India

Ram S. Verma; Rajendra C. Padalia; Anju Yadav; Amit Chauhan;
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  • Published: 01 Jul 2010 Journal: Records of Natural Products (issn: 1307-6167, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: ACG Publications
Abstract
The essential oils obtained from leaves and roots of Aralia cachemirica were analyzed by capillary GC and GC-MS . A total of 25 constituents, representing 9.14 % in leaf essential oil and 26 components, representing 96.5% in root essential oil were identified. Both leaf and root oils were characterized by the presence of α-pinene (41.0%, 52.7%) and β-pinene (35.1%, 13.6%) as the major constituents. Other constituents identified in significant amount were b -caryophyllene, terpinen-4-ol, myrtenol and borneol.
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free text keywords: Aralia cachemirica, essential oil, GC-MS, α-pinene, β-pinene., Chemistry, QD1-999, Organic chemistry, QD241-441, Botany, QK1-989
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