Composition of the root oil of Orthurus heterocarpus (Boiss.) Juz.

Sener B., Baser K., KÜRKÇÜOĞLU M., ÖZEK T.

Journal of Essential Oil Research, vol.6, no.4, pp.349-351, 1994 (Scopus) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 6 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 1994
  • Doi Number: 10.1080/10412905.1994.9698398
  • Journal Name: Journal of Essential Oil Research
  • Journal Indexes: Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.349-351
  • Keywords: Essential oil composition, Eugenol, Orthurus heterocarpus, Rosaceae
  • Anadolu University Affiliated: Yes


Water-distilled essential oils from underground parts of Orthurus heterocarpus (Rosaceae) were analyzed by capillary GC and GC/MS. Twenty-nine components representing >99% of the oils were characterized, with eugenol (93.01–95.49%) being the major component. © 1994 Allured Publishing Corp.