Composition of the seed oil of Trachyspermum ammi (L.) Sprague from Northeast India

S.N. Choudhury, R.Z. Ahmed, P.B. Kanjilal, P.A. Leclercq

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Abstract

The essential oil of Trachyspermum ammi (L.) Sprague (Bishop's weed, Ajowan) seeds was isolated by hydrodistillation. The oil, obtained in 1.2% yield, was analyzed by high resolution GC and GC/MS, and 99.8% of the compounds were identified. The principal oil constituents were carvone (46.2%), limonene (38.1%) and dillapiole (8.9"/0).
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)588-590
JournalJournal of Essential Oil Research
Volume10
Issue number5
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1998

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