The essential oil of Origanum vulgare subsp. hirtum of Turkish Origin

Baser K., ÖZEK T., KÜRKÇÜOĞLU M., Tümen G.

Journal of Essential Oil Research, vol.6, no.1, pp.31-36, 1994 (Scopus) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 6 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 1994
  • Doi Number: 10.1080/10412905.1994.9698321
  • Journal Name: Journal of Essential Oil Research
  • Journal Indexes: Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.31-36
  • Keywords: Carvacrol, Origanum vulgare subsp. hirtum, P-cymene, Thymol, γ-terpinene
  • Anadolu University Affiliated: Yes


Water distilled essential oils of 23 collections of Origanum vulgare subsp. hirtum from the Aegean region of Turkey were analyzed by GC and GC/MS. Forty-eight compounds which amounted to 95.09–99.49% of the total components detected were identified. Carvacrol content in the oils varied between 23.43–78.73%. © 1994 Allured Publishing Corp.