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ISSN: 2321-9114, ICV 2016: 79.57

American Journal of Essential Oils and Natural Products

2015, Vol. 2 Issue 3, Part A

Essential Oil Constituents of Zira (Bunium persicum [Boiss.] B. Fedtsch.) from Tajikistan

AUTHOR(S): Farukh S. Sharopov, Muhammadsho A. Kukaniev, Hanjing Zhang, William N. Setzer
ABSTRACT:The fruit essential oils from Tajik wild (TW) type and Indian commercial (IC) Bunium persicum were obtained by hydrodistillation and analyzed by gas chromatography – mass spectrometry. A total of 47 components were identified representing 99.8% of the TW type and 99.6% of the IC type, respectively. The compositions of TW and IC B. persicum oils were very similar and were composed largely of monoterpene hydrocarbons and oxygenated monoterpenoids. Cuminaldehyde was identified as a major component of the B. persicum oils, with a content of 36.0% TW and 29.9% IC. The other main components of this oils were found to be γ-terpinen-7-al (TW: 15.0% and IC: 17.2%) and α-terpinen-7-al (TW:13.1% and IC:8.1%), followed by γ-terpinene (TW:10.9% and IC:10.9%), β-pinene (TW: 9.1% and IC: 7.8%), and p-cymene (TW: 5.3% and IC: 12.5%).
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How to cite this article:
Farukh S. Sharopov, Muhammadsho A. Kukaniev, Hanjing Zhang, William N. Setzer. Essential Oil Constituents of Zira (Bunium persicum [Boiss.] B. Fedtsch.) from Tajikistan. American Journal of Essential Oils and Natural Products. 2015; 2(3): 24-27.