Composition of the essential oils of three teucrium species from Turkey

Baser K., Demirçakmak B., DUMAN H.

Journal of Essential Oil Research, vol.9, no.5, pp.545-549, 1997 (Scopus) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 9 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 1997
  • Doi Number: 10.1080/10412905.1997.9700774
  • Journal Name: Journal of Essential Oil Research
  • Journal Indexes: Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.545-549
  • Keywords: Essential oil composition, Germacrene D, Labiatae, Sabinene, Teucrium montanum, Teucrium pestalozzae, Teucrium sandrasicum, β-caryophyllene
  • Anadolu University Affiliated: Yes


Water-distilled essential oils from the aerial parts of Teucrium pestalozzae, T. sandrasicum and T. montanum were analyzed by GC/MS. The major constituents characterized in the oils were as follows: T. pestalozzae (endemic in Turkey) contained β-caryophyllene (27.6%) and germacrene D (13.8%); T. sandrasicum (endemic in Turkey) contained germacrene D (27.9%), β-caryophyllene (9.1%) and sabinene (8.9%) and T. montanum contained sabinene (11.3%), δ-cadinene (6.3%), germacrene D (5.8%), α-copaene (5.7%), (E)-β-farnesene (5.5%) and α-pinene (5.2%). © 1997, Taylor & Francis Group, LLC. All rights reserved.