Essential oil of Salvia caespitosa Montbret et Aucher ex Benth.

Baser K., KÜRKÇÜOĞLU M., ÖZEK T., Sarikardasoglu S.

Journal of Essential Oil Research, vol.7, no.2, pp.229-230, 1995 (Scopus) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 7 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 1995
  • Doi Number: 10.1080/10412905.1995.9698508
  • Journal Name: Journal of Essential Oil Research
  • Journal Indexes: Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.229-230
  • Keywords: 1, 8-cineole, Camphor, Essential oil composition, Labiatae, Salvia caespitosa, β-pinene
  • Anadolu University Affiliated: Yes


Water-distilled essential oil of Salvia caespitosa, an endemic species of Turkey, was analyzed by GC and GC/MS. More than fifty components were identified in the oil constituting 96.26% of the total components detected. Camphor (20.71%), 1, 8-cineole (16.10%) and β-pinene (13.54%) were found to be the major components in the oil. © 1995 Allured Publishing Corp.