A valuable new essential oil from the resin of Altingia siamensis Craib. from Vietnam

N.D. Chinh, N.X. Dung, P.A. Leclercq

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More than 30 components were identified in the essential oil of A. siamensis resin from Vietnam by a combination of high resoln. GC and GC/MS. The major compds. were a-copaene (9.6%), a-humulene (8.5%), junenol (6.8%), b-caryophyllene (6.6%), b-bisabolene (5.5%) and (E,E)-a-farnesene (5.0%). The oil consisted for more than 52% of sesquiterpene hydrocarbons
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)527-528
JournalJournal of Essential Oil Research
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - 1994


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