The essential oil of Valeriana officinalis L. s.l. growing wild in western Serbia
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The oil obtained by hydrodistillation from underground parts of Valeriana officinalis L.s.l., growing wild on Tara Mountain (western Serbia), was analyzed by means of GC/MS. Fifty-three components, representing 90.7% of the oil, were identified. The main characteristic of this valerian essential oil was the presence of valerianol (57.3%) and bornyl acetate (11.3%).
Keywords:Valeriana officinalis / Valerianaceae / essential oil composition / valerianol / bornyl acetate
Source:Journal of Essential Oil Research, 2004, 16, 5, 397-399
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