Home | About PR | Editorial board | Search | Ahead of print | Current Issue | Archives | Instructions | Subscribe | Advertise | Contact us |   Login 
Pharmacognosy Magazine
Search Article 
  
Advanced search 
 
RESEARCH ARTICLE
Year : 2009  |  Volume : 1  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 172-174

Essential Oil Composition of the Dracocephalum moldavica L from Xinjiang in China


1 College of TCM, XinJiang Medical University, Urumqi-830011, XinJiang, China
2 College of Pharmacy, XinJiang Medical University, Urumqi-830011, XinJiang, China
3 Institute of Quality Testing of Xinjiang; Urumqi-830002, XinJiang, China

Correspondence Address:
Tian Shuge
College of TCM, XinJiang Medical University, Urumqi-830011, XinJiang
China
Login to access the Email id

Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


Rights and PermissionsRights and Permissions

The essential oil of Dracocephalum moldavica L from Xinjiang in China was isolated by hydrodistillation in yield of 0.15 %(w/w). The chemical composition of the essential oil was analyzed by GC and GCMS. Fifty-one compounds accounting for 99.45% of the total oil were identified. The major components werea-Citral (32.55%), β-Citral (23.53%), Acetic acid, geranial ester(21.32%), Trans-Geraniol(3.38%), Nerolacetate(3.38%), Octane(2.14%), and 2,4,6-Trimethyl -3-cyclohexene-1-carboxaldehyde (1.3%). Monotenepers were the main group of compounds.


[FULL TEXT] [PDF]*
Print this article     Email this article
 Next article
 Previous article
 Table of Contents

 Similar in PUBMED
   Search Pubmed for
   Search in Google Scholar for
 Related articles
 Citation Manager
 Access Statistics
 Reader Comments
 Email Alert *
 Add to My List *
 * Requires registration (Free)
 

 Article Access Statistics
    Viewed3161    
    Printed125    
    Emailed0    
    PDF Downloaded56    
    Comments [Add]    

Recommend this journal