Composition of the Essential Oil of Bunium persicum (Boiss.) B.Fedtsch. from Tajikistan

Baser K., ÖZEK T., Abduganiev B., Abdullaev U., Aripov K.

Journal of Essential Oil Research, vol.9, no.5, pp.597-598, 1997 (Scopus) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 9 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 1997
  • Journal Name: Journal of Essential Oil Research
  • Journal Indexes: Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.597-598
  • Keywords: Bunium persicum, Cuminaldehyde, Essential oil composition, p-mentha-1,4-dien-7-al, Umbelliferae, β-pinene, γ-terpinene
  • Anadolu University Affiliated: Yes


Water-distilled essential oil of Bunium persicum fruits was analyzed by GC and GC/MS. Twenty-two compounds were characterized representing 98.09% of the total components detected. p-Mentha-1,4-dien-7-al (28.98%), γ-terptnene (25.72%), β-pinene (15.62%) and cuminaldehyde (11.71%) were identified as major constituents.