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The essential oils of the pakistani species of the family umbelliferae 40. scandix pecten veneris english venus comb local jungli sowa seed oil

Ashraf, M.; Ahmad, R.; Bhatty, M.

Pakistan Journal of Scientific and Industrial Research 22(6): 320-321


ISSN/ISBN: 0030-9885
Accession: 006672757

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Physical values and chemical composition of the essential oil distilled from the mature seed of S. pecten-veneris cultivated in Lahore, India were studied for the 1st time. The oil with a yield less than 0.1% contained .alpha.-thujene (1.54%), .alpha.-pinene (2.57%), camphene (4.00%), .beta.-pinene (1.69%), limonene (4.69%), .gamma.-terpinene (4.51%), 2-undecanone (1.20%), lauric acid (38.00%), 2-undecanoic acid (7.31%) and a mixture of coumarins and tarry material (23.25%). The plant is medicinally important.

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