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Essential oils of pakistani species of the family umbelliferae 13. peucedanum ferulaefolium seed oil

Ashraf, M.; Aziz, J.; Karim, A.; Bhatty, M.K.

Pakistan Journal of Scientific and Industrial Research 20(4-5): 296-297


ISSN/ISBN: 0030-9885
Accession: 005384202

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The essential oil distilled from the seeds of P. ferulaefolium with a yield of 2.9% was examined for the 1st time with respect to its physico-chemical properties and chemical composition. The oil contains santene (30.6%), eugenol acetate (2.6%), methyl eugenol (50.0%), unidentified hydroxy compounds (6.6%) and coumarins (10.2%). The hydrocarbon fraction of the oil consists mainly of a single component santene.

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