Composition of the essential oil of aloysia triphylla (L’herit.) britton grown in Turkey

ÖZEK T., KIRIMER N., Baser K., Tümen G.

Journal of Essential Oil Research, vol.8, no.5, pp.581-583, 1996 (Scopus) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 8 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 1996
  • Doi Number: 10.1080/10412905.1996.9700698
  • Journal Name: Journal of Essential Oil Research
  • Journal Indexes: Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.581-583
  • Keywords: Aloysia triphylla, Citral, Essential oil composition, Geranial, Limonene, Neral, Verbenaceae
  • Anadolu University Affiliated: Yes


Water-distilled essential oils from leaves and leafy branches of Aloysia triphylla cultivated in Turkey were analyzed by GC/MS. Sixty-nine compounds were identified with citral (17.9% and 27.1%) and limonene (14.8% and 18.6%) as major constituents. © 1996, Taylor & Francis Group, LLC. All rights reserved.