Vol. 3, Issue 5 (2015)
Volatile oil composition of Artemisia japonica Thunb. from Western Himalaya of Uttarakhand
Author(s): Rakesh K. Joshi
Abstract: The chemical profile of the hydro distilled essential oil obtained from the aerial parts of Artemisia japonica Thunb. (Syn. Artemisia parviflora Buch.-Ham. ex D. Don)from Kumaun Himalaya was analyzed by capillary GC-FID and GC-MS. A total of eighteen compounds were identified, accounting for 93.1% of total composition. The volatile oil was dominated by linalool (27.5%), Germacrene D (11.2%), (E)-β-ocimene (6.5%), 1, 8-Cineole (5.5%), (Z)-β-ocimene (5.5%).
How to cite this article:
Rakesh K. Joshi. Volatile oil composition of Artemisia japonica Thunb. from Western Himalaya of Uttarakhand. Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry. 2015; 3(5): 96-97.