Composition of the essential oil of fruits and roots of Ferulago isaurica Pesmen and F-syriaca Boiss. (Umbelliferae) from Turkey

Erdurak C., Coskun M., Demirci B., Baser K.

FLAVOUR AND FRAGRANCE JOURNAL, vol.21, no.1, pp.118-121, 2006 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 21 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2006
  • Doi Number: 10.1002/ffj.1540
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.118-121
  • Keywords: Ferulago isaurica, Ferulago syriaca, Umbelliferae, essential oil, GC-MS analysis
  • Anadolu University Affiliated: Yes


Oils from the roots of Ferulago isaurica Pesmen and F. syriaca Boiss. (Umbelliferae), obtained by hydrodistillation, were analysed by GC and GC-MS. The major constituents found were: in the fruit oil, a-pinene (31.5%), limonene (24.2%) and myrcene (17.0%) for F. isaurica; and myrcene (15.3%) and 4,6-guaiadiene (10.7%) for F. syriaca; in the root oil, terpinolene (42.1%) and myrcene (27%) for F. isaurica; and bornyl acetate (69.4%) and terpinolene (12.5%) for F. syriaca. Copyright (c) 2005 John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.