Composition of essential oils from two varieties of ajuga chamaepitys subsp. Chia from Turkey

Baser K., Erdemgil Z., ÖZEK T., DEMİRCİ B.

Journal of Essential Oil Research, vol.11, no.2, pp.203-205, 1999 (Scopus) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 11 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 1999
  • Doi Number: 10.1080/10412905.1999.9701111
  • Journal Name: Journal of Essential Oil Research
  • Journal Indexes: Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.203-205
  • Keywords: Ajuga chamaepitys, Essential oil composition, Germacrene D, Labiatae, β-pinene
  • Anadolu University Affiliated: Yes


Water-distilled essential oils from Ajuga chamaepitys subsp. chia var. chia and var. ciliata were analyzed by GC/MS. β-pinene (20.8%) and germacrene D (12.6%), were identified as main components among the 65 compounds characterized in the oil of var. chia. Ninety-one compounds were characterized in the oil of var. ciliata with germacrene D (14.6%) and β-pinene (14.0%) as main constituents. © 1999, Taylor & Francis Group, LLC. All rights reserved.