JOURNAL OF ESSENTIAL OIL RESEARCH, vol.19, no.6, pp.540-542, 2007 (SCI-Expanded)
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JOURNAL OF ESSENTIAL OIL RESEARCH
Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
Hippomarathrum cristatu, Unibelliferae, essential oil composition, hexadecanoic acid
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Water distilled essential oil of Hippomarathrum cristatum (DC.) Boiss. (Umbelliferae) fruits used as a condiment in food products traditionally was analyzed by GC and GC/MS methods. Eighty compounds were characterized representing 91.6% of the oil. Hexadecanoic acid (11.6%), nonacosane (8.0%), germacrene D (6.1%) and myristicin (4.4%) were found to be the major constituents of the oil.