Composition of cold-pressed bergamot oil from Turkey

Baser K., ÖZEK T., Tutas M.

Journal of Essential Oil Research, vol.7, no.3, pp.341-342, 1995 (Scopus) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 7 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 1995
  • Doi Number: 10.1080/10412905.1995.9698535
  • Journal Name: Journal of Essential Oil Research
  • Journal Indexes: Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.341-342
  • Keywords: Bergamot oil, Citrus bergamia, Essential oil composition, Limonene, Linalolo, Linalyl acetate, Rutaceae
  • Anadolu University Affiliated: Yes


The cold-pressed bergamot peel oil of Turkish origin was studied by capillary GC and GC/MS. Thirty-six compounds constituting 99.35% of the oil were identified. The main components were linalyl acetate (37.39%), limonene (32.28%) and linalool (16.27%). © 1995 Allured Publishing Corp.