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ISSN: 2321-9114, ICV 2016: 79.57

American Journal of Essential Oils and Natural Products

2014, Vol. 2 Issue 1, Part A

Essential oil composition of Caperonia palustris (L.) A. St-Hil. (Euphorbiaceae) growing in southwest Nigeria

AUTHOR(S): Moses S. Owolabi, Akintayo L. Ogundajo, Isiaka A. Ogunwande, Rebecca M. Hauser and William N. Setzer
ABSTRACT:The essential oil from the aerial parts of Caperonia palustris was obtained by hydrodistillation and analyzed by gas chromatography – mass spectrometry. The essential oil was dominated by sesquiterpene hydrocarbons, (E)-caryophyllene (31.2%), germacrene-D (28.1%), α-humulene (8.9%), and b-elemene (7.9%).
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How to cite this article:
Moses S. Owolabi, Akintayo L. Ogundajo, Isiaka A. Ogunwande, Rebecca M. Hauser and William N. Setzer. Essential oil composition of Caperonia palustris (L.) A. St-Hil. (Euphorbiaceae) growing in southwest Nigeria. 2014; 2(1): 39-40.
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