Composition of the essential oils of two subspecies of Sideritis germanicopolitana bornm.

KIRIMER N., KOCA F., Baser K., ÖZEK T., Tanriverdi H., KAYA A.

Journal of Essential Oil Research, vol.4, no.5, pp.533-534, 1992 (Scopus) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 4 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 1992
  • Doi Number: 10.1080/10412905.1992.9698126
  • Journal Name: Journal of Essential Oil Research
  • Journal Indexes: Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.533-534
  • Keywords: Essential oil composition, Labiatae, Myrcene, Sideritis germanicopolitana
  • Anadolu University Affiliated: Yes


Water distilled essential oils from two subspecies of Sideritis germanicopolitana Bornm.; subsp. germanicopolitana and subsp. viridis Hausskn. et Bornm., (endemic to Turkey) were examined by GC/MS. Both subspecies were found to possess 0.33% oil in which the main component was myrcene (38.94–49.22%). © 1992 Allured Publishing Corp.