Chemical composition of the essential oil of Thymus bracteosus Vis. ex Bentham (Lamiaceae)
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The oil composition of Thymus bracteosus Vis. ex Bentham, collected from Montenegro, was analyzed by GC and GC/MS. The oil yield was 0.15%. Twenty-seven components were identified. Terpene hydrocarbons were dominant in the oil (68.5%). The main constituents of the oil were germacrene D (15.5%), beta-caryophyllene (14.6%), p-cymene (10.2%) and alpha-pinene (7.2%).
Keywords:Thymus bracteosus / Lamiaceae / essential oil composition / germacrene D / beta-caryophyllene / p-cymene
Source:Journal of Essential Oil Research, 2006, 18, 3, 310-311
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