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Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Vol. 3, Issue 2 (2014)

Standardization of quality parameters in isolated essential oils of Mentha citrata of Indian origin: under varied geographical location

Author(s): Arvind K. Dixit, Chandra Mohan Dixit, Sunil K. Yadav, Anuradha Tewari and Bhakti V. Shukla
Abstract: In the present work, the effect of the geographical origin on essential oil content and composition was evaluated. The study was undertaken to the physico-chemical properties of mint oil of Mentha citrata produced in the northern part of the India particularly Moradabad, Badaun, Sambhal, Bareilly etc. There was observed some analyzed samples of Mentha citrataessential oil not obeyed Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) specifications parameter e.g. the higher linalool and linalyl acetate contents, which are not mentioned in the BIS specification. The obtained results of this study demonstrate to developing the official standard of mint oil.
Pages: 119-121  |  1260 Views  4 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Arvind K. Dixit, Chandra Mohan Dixit, Sunil K. Yadav, Anuradha Tewari and Bhakti V. Shukla. Standardization of quality parameters in isolated essential oils of Mentha citrata of Indian origin: under varied geographical location. Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry. 2014; 3(2): 119-121.
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