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ISSN: 2321-9114, ICV 2016: 79.57

American Journal of Essential Oils and Natural Products

2019, Vol. 7 Issue 1, Part A

The wood essential oil composition of Swietenia macrophylla from Guanacaste, Costa Rica

AUTHOR(S): Andrea Vargas Suarez, Prabodh Satyal and William N Setzer
ABSTRACT:The wood essential oil of Swietenia macrophylla has been obtained by hydrodistillation and analyzed by gas chromatography – mass spectrometry. The essential oil was composed largely of sesquiterpene hydrocarbons (65.9%) and oxygenated sesquiterpenoids (29.6%). The major components were δ-cadinene (33.0%), α-copaene (7.2%), α-cadinol (7.1%), τ-muurolol (6.1%), and τ-cadinol (4.5%).
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How to cite this article:
Andrea Vargas Suarez, Prabodh Satyal and William N Setzer. The wood essential oil composition of Swietenia macrophylla from Guanacaste, Costa Rica. American Journal of Essential Oils and Natural Products. 2019; 7(1): 14-16.
American Journal of Essential Oils and Natural Products