Essential oil composition of Seseli petraeum M. Bieb. and Seseli andronakii Woron. growing in Turkey

Tosun A., Kurkcuoglu M., Dogan E., Duman H., Baser K.

FLAVOUR AND FRAGRANCE JOURNAL, vol.21, no.2, pp.257-259, 2006 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 21 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2006
  • Doi Number: 10.1002/ffj.1572
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.257-259
  • Keywords: Seseli petraeum, Seseli andronakii, umbelliferae, essential oil, carotol, gamma-terpinene, sabinene, germacrene D
  • Anadolu University Affiliated: No


Essential oils obtained by hydrodistillation from fruits of Seseli petraeum M. Bieb. and Seseli andronakii Woron. were analysed by GC and GC-MS. In total, 32 compounds were identified representing 95.7% of the total oil of S. petraeum, and 30 compounds were identified representing 91.5% of the oil of S. andronakii. The main constituents were found to be carotol (20.7%), gamma-terpinene (11.3%), sabinene (9.5%), germacrene D (7.8%) for Seseli petraeum and carotol (52.7%), germacrene D (8.7%) for Seseli andronakii. Copyright (c) 2005 John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.