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Studies on the essential oils of the pakistani species of the family umbelliferae part liv. ferula jaeschkeana feeds and stalk oil

Ahmad, M.; Maqbool, J.R.; Sabir, A.W.; Bhatty, M.K.

Pakistan Journal of Scientific and Industrial Research 30(9): 667-668


ISSN/ISBN: 0030-9885
Accession: 006516370

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The essential oil of Ferula jaeschkeana from the fresh mature seeds and stalks of Pakistani origin in 1.05% yield has been characterized for the first time with respect to its physico-chemical properties and chemical composition. The oil contains .alpha.-pinene (8.32%), .DELTA.3 carene (1878%), camphene (2.56%), limonene (10.21%), .gamma.-terpinene (3.86%), p-cymene (2.16%), myrcene (1.21%), cadrenene (1.06%), geranyl acetate (7.45%), terpinyl acetate (6.26%), .alpha.-terpineol (5.23%), geraneol (4.07%), unidentified sesquiterpenes (7.44%), unidentified acids (3.48%) and a mixture of coumarins with tarry matter (14.56%).

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