Chemical characterization of schinus molle l. Essential oils from North Cyprus

Alnawari H., DEMİRCİ B., Hanoğlu A., Hanoğlu D., Çalış İ., Hüsnü Can Başer K.

Natural Volatiles and Essential Oils, vol.5, no.3, pp.7-12, 2018 (Scopus) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 5 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2018
  • Journal Name: Natural Volatiles and Essential Oils
  • Journal Indexes: Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.7-12
  • Keywords: Anacardiaceae, Essential oil, Schinus
  • Anadolu University Affiliated: Yes


© 2018, Badebio Biotechnololgy Ltd. All rights reserved.Analysis of hydrodistilled essential oils from dried leaves and fruits of Schinus molle L. collected from two localities in Lefkoşa (Nicosia), Northern Cyprus were analyzed by GC-FID and GC/MS. α-Phellandrene (31.5-31.6%), (26.7-36.3%), limonene (10.1-11.4%), (12.5-13.5%), and β-phellandrene (9.9-10.9%), (10.3-12.2%) were identified as the major constituents, respectively. Moreover, myrcene was a main constituent identified only in fruits (18.5-19.9%), while bicyclogermacrene was the main component characterized in the leaf oils (12-11.1%).