The essential oil of a variant of Cymbopogon flexuosus (Nees ex Steud) Wats. from Northeast India

K.K. Sarma, S.C. Nath, P.A. Leclercq

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Abstract

The chemical composition of the oil of a phenotypic variant of Cymbopogon flexuosus (Nees ex Steud) Wats., growing wild in northeast India, was investigated by GC and GClMS. Fifty compounds, representing 98.3% of the oil were identified. The major constituent was elemicin (53.0%) while other Significant components (>3%) were limonene (11.6%), the beta-ocimenes (7.6%), camphene (4.1%) and 1-epicubenol (3.9%).
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)381-385
JournalJournal of Essential Oil Research
Volume11
Publication statusPublished - 1999

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