Essential Oil Composition of Helichrysum conglobatum from Cyprus

Polatoglu K., DEMİRCİ B., ÇALIŞ İ., BAŞER K. H. C.

NATURAL PRODUCT COMMUNICATIONS, vol.11, no.10, pp.1521-1522, 2016 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 11 Issue: 10
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.1521-1522
  • Keywords: Asteraceae, Helichrysium conglobatum, Essential oil, beta-Caryophyllene, gamma-Curcumene, Hexadecanoic acid, Aerial parts, STOECHAS
  • Anadolu University Affiliated: Yes


The essential oil of aerial parts of Helichrysum conglobatum (Viv.) Steudel. (Asteraceae) from Cyprus was analyzed by GC and GC-MS. The essential oil yield was 0.01, v/w. Forty five compounds were identified in the oil comprising 96.1% of the total. The essential oil was mainly composed of sesquiterpene type compounds and oxygenated sesquiterpene derivatives. The main components of the oil were beta-caryophyllene (14.6%), gamma-curcumene (14.1%), hexadecanoic acid (13.5%), tetradecanoic acid (7.5%), rosifoliol (5.4%) and delta-cadinene (5.3%). This is the first report on the essential oil composition of H. conglobatum from Cyprus.