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Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

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%).
Pages: 96-97  |  1089 Views  15 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Rakesh K. Joshi. Volatile oil composition of Artemisia japonica Thunb. from Western Himalaya of Uttarakhand. J Pharmacogn Phytochem 2015;3(5):96-97.
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