Composition of the essential oil of Calamintha grandiflora (L.) Moench Calamintha grandiflora (L.) Moench'nın Uçucu Yaǧ Bile§imi

Alan S., KÜRKÇÜOĞLU M., can Başer K. H.

Turkish Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences, vol.8, no.2, pp.127-132, 2011 (Scopus) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 8 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2011
  • Journal Name: Turkish Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences
  • Journal Indexes: Scopus, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.127-132
  • Keywords: Calamintha grandiflora, Essential oil composition, Labiatae
  • Anadolu University Affiliated: Yes


In this study, the aerial parts of Calamintha grandiflora (L.) Moench collected from two different location of Turkey were distilled using Eppendorf Microdistiller® and analyzed by GC and GC/MS. Isopinocamphone (35.4 %), pinocamphone (8.4 %) and linalool (7.6 %) were detected as main constituents in sample A; β-pinene (19.4%), isopinocamphone (19.0%), pinocamphone (15.1%) and limonene (12.1%) were found as main constituents in sample B.