Essential oil of Curcuma amada Roxb. from Northeastern India

S.N. Choudhury, L.C. Rabha, P.B. Kanjilal, A.C. Ghosh, P.A. Leclercq

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The oil, which was obtained by the steam distn. of the fresh rhizomes of C. amada (Zingiberaceae) growing in the plain districts of Northeastern India, was investigated by GC/MS. Nine components (97.4%) were identified. Myrcene was the major (88.6%) component. [on SciFinder (R)]
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)79-80
JournalJournal of Essential Oil Research
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 1996


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