Constituents of the essential oil of ruta chalepensis L. from Turkey

Baser K., ÖZEK T., Beis S.

Journal of Essential Oil Research, vol.8, no.4, pp.413-414, 1996 (Scopus) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 8 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 1996
  • Doi Number: 10.1080/10412905.1996.9700650
  • Journal Name: Journal of Essential Oil Research
  • Journal Indexes: Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.413-414
  • Keywords: 2-nonanone, 2-undecanone, Essential oil composition, Ruta chalepensis, Rutaceae
  • Anadolu University Affiliated: Yes


Steam distilled essential oil from aerial parts of Ruta chalepensis growing in Turkey was analyzed by GC and GC/MS. Twenty four compounds were identified representing 93.4% of the oil with 2-undecanone (66.49%) and 2-nonanone (16.24%) as major constituents. © 1996, Taylor & Francis Group, LLC. All rights reserved.