Chemistry of Natural Compounds

, Volume 42, Issue 5, pp 529–530 | Cite as

Constituents of the essential oil of Scabiosa flavida from Iran

  • Katayoun Javidnia
  • Ramin Miri
  • Azita Javidnia


The composition of the essential oil of the aerial parts of Scabiosa flavida was investigated by GC and GC-MS. Forty-three components representing 94.2% of the essential oil were characterized. The main components of the oil were tricosane (15.5%), rosifoliol (15.3%), (E)-caryophyllene (10.7%), and α-humulene (7.9%).

Key words

Scabiosa flavida Dipsacaceae essential oil GC-MS 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Katayoun Javidnia
    • 1
    • 2
  • Ramin Miri
    • 1
    • 2
  • Azita Javidnia
    • 3
  1. 1.Dept. of Medicinal Chemistry, Faculty of PharmacyShiraz University of Medical SciencesShirazIran
  2. 2.Medicinal & Natural Products Chemistry Research CenterShiraz University of Medical SciencesShirazIran
  3. 3.Dept. of Medicinal Chemistry, Faculty of PharmacyTehran University of Medical SciencesTehranIran

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