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The essential oil of lemon balm (Melissa officinalis L.), its components and using fields



The essential oil of lemon balm (Melissa officinalis L.), its components and using fields



Ondokuz Mays Universitesi, Ziraat Fakultesi Dergisi 21(1): 116-121



Lemon balm, one of the important medicinal plant species mainly grown in natural flora, particularly in the Mediterranean region of Turkey, is native to southern Europe and northern Africa, and east as far as the Caucasus and northern Iran. The main components of the essential oil are 39% citronellal, 33% citral (citronellol and linalool), and 2% geranial.

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