Essential oil of origanum laevigatum Boiss.

Baser K., ÖZEK T., KÜRKÇÜOĞLU M., Tümen G.

Journal of Essential Oil Research, vol.8, no.2, pp.185-186, 1996 (Scopus) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 8 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 1996
  • Doi Number: 10.1080/10412905.1996.9700589
  • Journal Name: Journal of Essential Oil Research
  • Journal Indexes: Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.185-186
  • Keywords: Bicyclogermacrene, Essential oil composition, Germacrene D, Labiatae, Origanum laevigatum, β-caryophyllene
  • Anadolu University Affiliated: Yes


Water-distilled essential oil of Origanum laevigatum collected in Turkey was analyzed by GC and GC/MS. Thirty-two components were characterized representing 90.72% of the total components detected. Bicyclogermacrene (37.92%), germacrene D (21.72%) and β-caryophyllene (4.50%) were identified as major constituents. © 1996, Taylor & Francis Group, LLC. All rights reserved.