Constituents of the essential oil of Achillea biebersteinii Afan.

Küsmenoglu S., Baser K., ÖZEK T., Harmandar M., Gökalp Z.

Journal of Essential Oil Research, vol.7, no.5, pp.527-528, 1995 (Scopus) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 7 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 1995
  • Doi Number: 10.1080/10412905.1995.9698577
  • Journal Name: Journal of Essential Oil Research
  • Journal Indexes: Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.527-528
  • Keywords: 1, 8-cineole, Achillea biebersteinii, Camphor, Compositae, Essential oil composition, Piperitone
  • Anadolu University Affiliated: Yes


The essential oils obtained by water distillation from aerial parts of Achillea biebersteinii collected from two locations in Turkey were examined by GC and GC/MS. The oil of Ankara origin was rich in piperitone (49.90%). The oil of Erzurum origin contained 1, 8-cineole (29.93%) and camphor (17.35%) as major constituents. © 1995 Allured Publishing Corp.