Chemistry of Natural Compounds

, Volume 38, Issue 1, pp 43–47 | Cite as

The Composition of Essential Oils from Various Parts of Juniperus foetidissima

  • Z. Tunalier
  • N. Kirimer
  • K. H. C. Baser


Water-distilled oils from the leaf, cone berry, seedless cone berry, seed, and branch of Juniperus foetidissima were analyzed by GC/MS. The main components of the leaf oil were found as β-thujone and cedrol. Sabinene was the major component in the essential oil of cone berries. Sabinene, β-thujone, and abietal were the main components of the seed and seedless cone berry oils. In the branch oil α-pinene was the major component.

Juniperus foetidissima Cupressaceae essential oil GC/MS 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Z. Tunalier
    • 1
  • N. Kirimer
    • 1
  • K. H. C. Baser
    • 1
  1. 1.Medicinal and Aromatic Plant and Drug Research Center (TBAM)Anadolu UniversityEskisehirTurkey

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