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Chemistry of Natural Compounds

, Volume 41, Issue 2, pp 175–177 | Cite as

Chemical Constituents of the Essential Oil of Nepeta oxyodonta

  • S. Ebrahim Sajjadi
  • B. Eskandari
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Abstract

Water-distilled essential oil from the aerial parts of Nepeta oxyodonta Boiss. was analyzed by GC/MS for the first time. Fifty-eight components were identified. The major components were (E)-caryophyllene (12.6%), spathulenol (8.5%), β-bourbonene (8.1%), germacrene-D (7.4%), α-cadinol (7.3%), germacrene-D-4-ol (6.8%), T-cadinol (5.6%), and caryophyllene oxide (5.3%).

Key words

Nepeta oxyodonta essential oil GC/MS analysis (E)-caryophyllene 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • S. Ebrahim Sajjadi
    • 1
  • B. Eskandari
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Pharmacognosy, School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical SciencesIsfahan University of Medical SciencesIsfahanIran

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