Composition of the Essential Oil From Roots and Rhizomes of Valeriana phu L. Growing Wild in Turkey


Aslan S., Kartal M. , Kurucu S., KUIPER J. M. , KRUIZINGA W. H. , BOS R., ...More

JOURNAL OF ESSENTIAL OIL RESEARCH, vol.21, no.5, pp.437-440, 2009 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 21 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2009
  • Doi Number: 10.1080/10412905.2009.9700212
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF ESSENTIAL OIL RESEARCH
  • Page Numbers: pp.437-440

Abstract

The volatile constituents isolated from roots and rhizomes of Valeriana phu L. were investigated by GC and GUMS (EI) analysis. The roots and rhizomes yielded 0.64% (v/w) essential oil on a dry weight basis. From the oil 70 compounds Could he identified with a valerenal isomer (11.3%), valerianol (3.1%), patchouli alcohol (2.9%) and valeranone (2.2%) as the main components. One new component was isolated and identified as 1-hydroxy-1,11,11-trimethyldecahydrocyclopropane azulene-10-one for the first time in V. phu.