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ISSN: 2321-9114, ICV 2016: 79.57

American Journal of Essential Oils and Natural Products

2014, Vol. 2 Issue 2, Part A

Volatile composition of the floral essential oil of Hibiscus sabdariffa L. from Nigeria

AUTHOR(S): Ebije Inikpi, Oladipupo A. Lawal, AbdulRazaq O. Ogunmoye and Isiaka A. Ogunwande
ABSTRACT:The chemical composition of essential oil obtained from the hydrodistillation of air-dried flowers of Hibiscus sabdariffa L (Malvaceae) are reported. The components of the essential oils were analysed by means of gas chromatography (GC) and gas chromatography coupled with mass spectrometry (GC-MS). The major compounds identified in the essential oil were hexadecanoic acid (64.3%) and linoleic acid (22.7%).
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How to cite this article:
Ebije Inikpi, Oladipupo A. Lawal, AbdulRazaq O. Ogunmoye and Isiaka A. Ogunwande. Volatile composition of the floral essential oil of Hibiscus sabdariffa L. from Nigeria. 2014; 2(2): 04-07.
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