Essential oil composition of an endemic species of turkey: Marrubium bourgaei Boiss. ssp bourgaei (Labiatae)

Kurkcuoglu M., Baser K. H. C., Tosun A., Dogan E., Duman H.

JOURNAL OF ESSENTIAL OIL RESEARCH, vol.19, no.1, pp.34-36, 2007 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier


Water-distilled essential oil from the aerial parts of Marrubiumbourgaei Boiss.ssp.bourgaei (Labiatae, Lamiaceae) from Turkey was analyzed by GC and GC/MS. Seventy-eight components were characterized in total, representing 90.7% of the oil. Hexadecanoic acid (33.3%) and hexahydrofarnesyl acetone (6.4%) were main constituents.