Composition of the essential oil of thymus canoviridis jalas

Baser K., KIRIMER N., Tümen G., DUMAN H.

Journal of Essential Oil Research, vol.10, no.2, pp.199-200, 1998 (Scopus) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 10 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 1998
  • Doi Number: 10.1080/10412905.1998.9700879
  • Journal Name: Journal of Essential Oil Research
  • Journal Indexes: Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.199-200
  • Keywords: Carvacrol, Essential oil composition, Geraniol, Labiatae, Thymol, Thymus canoviridis
  • Anadolu University Affiliated: Yes


Water-distilled essential oil from the herbal parts of Thymus canoviridis, an endemic species in Turkey, was analyzed by GC/MS. Sixty-four components were characterized representing 99.17% of the total components detected. Carvacrol (29.51%), geraniol (13.25%) and thymol (9.49%) were the major constituents of the oil obtained in 0.61% yield. © 1998, Taylor & Francis Group, LLC. All rights reserved.