GC-MS analysis and antibacterial activity of cultivated Satureja cuneifolia Ten. essential oil

KAN Y., UCAN U., Kartal M., ALTUN M. T., ASLAN S., SAYAR E., ...More

TURKISH JOURNAL OF CHEMISTRY, vol.30, no.2, pp.253-259, 2006 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 30 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2006
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.253-259
  • Keywords: Satureja cuneifolia, Lamiaceae, GC, essential oil, antibacterial activity, CHEMICAL-COMPOSITION, ANTIMICROBIAL ACTIVITY, MONTANA L., CARVACROL, ANTIFUNGAL, ORIGANUM, THYMBRA
  • Bezmialem Vakıf University Affiliated: No


The composition of the essential oil of Satureja cuneifolia Ten. cultivated in Konya, Turkey, was investigated by capillary GC-MS. The compounds were characterized by comparison with library searches. Six main compounds were identified. Carvacrol was the dominant component, comprising 59.28% of the essential oil. The oil also contained 15.72% thymol, 9.69% p-cymene, 4.16% gamma-terpinene, 1.70% linalool and 1.25% borneol.