Essential Oils of Thymus cariensis and Thymus haussknechtii, Two Endemic Species in Turkey

Baser K., ÖZEK T., Tümen G.

Journal of Essential Oil Research, vol.4, no.6, pp.659-661, 1992 (Scopus) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 4 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 1992
  • Doi Number: 10.1080/10412905.1992.9698156
  • Journal Name: Journal of Essential Oil Research
  • Journal Indexes: Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.659-661
  • Keywords: Essential oil composition, Labiatae, Thymus cariensis, Thymus haussknechtii
  • Anadolu University Affiliated: Yes


The essential oils of Thymus cariensis Hub.-Mor. et Jalas and Thymus haussknechtii Velen were examined by GC and GC/MS. The major components in T. cariensis oil were borneol (13.42%), 1, 8-cineole (12.65%) and α-pinene (12.15%), while in T. haussknechtii oil they were linalool (19.91%) and borneol (10.35%). Both oils were almost devoid of phenols. © 1992 Allured Publishing Corp.