Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry
Vol. 3, Issue 5 (2015)
Volatile oil composition of Artemisia japonica Thunb. from Western Himalaya of Uttarakhand
Rakesh K. Joshi
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)-Î²-ocimene (6.5%), 1, 8-Cineole (5.5%), (Z)-Î²-ocimene (5.5%).
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Rakesh K. Joshi. Volatile oil composition of Artemisia japonica Thunb. from Western Himalaya of Uttarakhand. J Pharmacogn Phytochem 2015;3(5):96-97.