Composition of the essential oil of origanum haussknechtii boiss

Baser K., KÜRKÇÜOĞLU M., Tuman G.

Journal of Essential Oil Research, vol.10, no.2, pp.227-228, 1998 (Scopus) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 10 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 1998
  • Doi Number: 10.1080/10412905.1998.9700888
  • Journal Name: Journal of Essential Oil Research
  • Journal Indexes: Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.227-228
  • Keywords: Borneol, Essential oil composition, Labiatae, Origanum haussknechtii, P-cymene
  • Anadolu University Affiliated: Yes


Water-distilled essential oil from the aerial parts of Origanum haussknechtii, an endemic species in Turkey, was analyzed by GC/MS. One hundred components were characterized representing 91.5% of the total components detected. p-Cymene (15.56%) and borneol (14.24%) were the major constituents of the oil which was obtained in 0.24% yield. © 1998, Taylor & Francis Group, LLC. All rights reserved.