Composition of the essential oils of nepeta cadmea boiss.

Baser K., Demirçakmak B., ALTINTAŞ A., DUMAN H.

Journal of Essential Oil Research, vol.10, no.3, pp.327-328, 1998 (Scopus) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 10 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 1998
  • Doi Number: 10.1080/10412905.1998.9700911
  • Journal Name: Journal of Essential Oil Research
  • Journal Indexes: Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.327-328
  • Keywords: Essential oil composition, Labiatae, Nepeta cadmea, Nepetalactone
  • Anadolu University Affiliated: Yes


Water-distilled essential oils from the herbal parts of Nepeta cadmea, endemic in Turkey, were analysed by GC/MS. Eighty four components were characterized representing 94% of the total components detected in the oils of two specimens collected from different localities with 4aα,7α,7aα-nepetalactone (44.51% and 74.96%) as the major constituent. © 1998, Taylor & Francis Group, LLC. All rights reserved.