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Chemistry of Natural Compounds

, Volume 37, Issue 4, pp 326–328 | Cite as

The Composition of the Essential Oil of Stachys iberica Subsp. Stenostachya Growing In Turkey

  • A. Kaya
  • B. Demirci
  • K. H. C. Baser
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Abstract

The water distilled essential oil from dried aerial parts ofStachys ibericasubsp.stenostachya(Lamiaceae) was analyzed by GC/MS. Seventy-one compounds were characterized representing 96% of the oil. The main constituents were found as linalyl acetate (42.2%), linalool (18.9%), geranyl acetate (8.2%), and α-terpineol (5.3%).

Stachys iberica Bieb. subsp. stenostachya (Boiss) Rech.fil. Lamiaceae essential oil composition linalyl acetate linalool geranyl acetate α-terpineol 

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© Plenum Publishing Corporation 2001

Authors and Affiliations

  • A. Kaya
    • 1
  • B. Demirci
    • 2
  • K. H. C. Baser
    • 1
  1. 1.Medicinal and Aromatic Plant and Drug Research Centre (TBAM)Turkey
  2. 2.Anadolu UniversityEskisehirTurkey

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