Volatile oil was extracted from Illicium Verum Hook. f. by using steam distillation. 41 kinds of compounds were separated and identified by GC/MS, and their relative contents were determined by normalization method. Among 41 identified compounds, there are 14 hydrocarbon components and 22 oxygenated hydrocarbon derivatives, and a small amount of nitrogenous compounds. The main component is anethole, accounting for 76.23%, and the other components such as anisyl acetone, anisaldehyde, p-allylanisole, p-cumic aldehyde and p-allylpen take up more than 10%.
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Foundation item: Science Foundation of Education for Hunan Province (No. 00C324)
Biography of the first author: YAN Jian-hui, associate professor, doctorate candidate, born in 1958, majoring in applied chemistry.
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Yan, Jh., Xiao, Xx. & Huang, Kl. Component analysis of volatile oil from Illicium Verum Hook. f. . J Cent. South Univ. Technol. 9, 173–176 (2002). https://doi.org/10.1007/s11771-002-0021-3
- Illicium Verum Hook. f.
- volatile oil
- GC/MS analysis