Composition of the essential oil of Coridothymus capitatus (L.) Reichb. fil. from Turkey

ÖZEK T., DEMİRCİ F., Baser K., Tümen G.

Journal of Essential Oil Research, vol.7, no.3, pp.309-312, 1995 (Scopus) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 7 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 1995
  • Doi Number: 10.1080/10412905.1995.9698524
  • Journal Name: Journal of Essential Oil Research
  • Journal Indexes: Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.309-312
  • Keywords: Carvacrol, Coridothymus capitatus, Essential oil composition, Labiatae, Spanish oregano
  • Anadolu University Affiliated: Yes


Water distilled essential oils of Coridothymus capitatus collected from three different locations in Turkey were subjected to GC and GC/MS analysis. Forty compounds were identified in the oils with carvacrol (68.72-77.93%) being the major component. © 1995 Allured Publishing Corp.