Immature fruit oil of Brillantaisia lamium Benth. from Benin

M.A. Ayedoun, P.V. Sossou, J.G. Houenon, P.A. Leclercq

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The essential oil of air-dried immature fruit of Brillantaisia laminum (Acanthaceae) from Benin was analyzed by high resolution GC and GC/MS. Almost forty components were identified, representing more than 90% of the oiL The main constituents were isobornyl acetate (66.9%), caryophyllene oxide (5.0%), beta-caryophyllene (4.5%) and isoborneol (2.4%).
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)605-607
JournalJournal of Essential Oil Research
Publication statusPublished - 1997


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