Essential oil constituents of the spice Cinnamomum tamala (Ham.) Nees & Eberm

Ahmed A., Iqbal Choudhary M., Farooq A., DEMİRCİ B., DEMİRCİ F., Hüsnü Can Başer K.

Flavour and Fragrance Journal, vol.15, no.6, pp.388-390, 2000 (SCI-Expanded) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 15 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2000
  • Journal Name: Flavour and Fragrance Journal
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.388-390
  • Keywords: β-caryophyllene, Caryophyllene oxide, Cinnamomum tanala (Ham.) Nees & Eberm. Lauraceae, Essential oil composition, Linalool
  • Anadolu University Affiliated: Yes


Water-distilled essential oil of Cinnamomum tamala (Ham.) Nees & Eberm. (Lauraceae) leaves was analysed by GC-MS. Sixty-three compounds, representing 94.3% of the oil, were identified. β-Caryophyllene (25.3%), linalool (13.4%) and caryophyllene oxide (10.3%) were the main constituents of the oil obtained in 0.03% yield. Copyright © 2000 John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.