Composition of the essential oil of Nepeta racemosa Lam.

Baser K., ÖZEK T., Akgül A., Tümen G.

Journal of Essential Oil Research, vol.5, no.2, pp.215-217, 1993 (Scopus) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 5 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 1993
  • Doi Number: 10.1080/10412905.1993.9698205
  • Journal Name: Journal of Essential Oil Research
  • Journal Indexes: Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.215-217
  • Keywords: Essential oil composition, Labiatae, Nepeta racemosa, Nepetalactone
  • Anadolu University Affiliated: Yes


Water-distilled essential oils of Nepeta racemosa collected from two different localities in Turkey were analyzed by capillary GC and GC/MS. The major constituents of the oils were found to be 4aα, 7α, 7aβ-nepetalactone (31.51–91.46%) and 1,8-cineole (2.04–10.44%). © 1993 Allured Publishing Corp.