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ISSN: 2321-9114, ICV 2016: 79.57

American Journal of Essential Oils and Natural Products

2019, Vol. 7 Issue 3, Part A

The volatile components of the aerial parts of Acalypha rhomboidea Raf. (Euphorbiaceae)

AUTHOR(S): Layla G Sharp, Prabodh Satyal and William N Setzer
ABSTRACT:The essential oils from the aerial parts of Acalypha rhomboidea, growing wild in north Alabama, were obtained by hydrodistillation and analyzed by gas chromatography – mass spectrometry. The essential oils were dominated by green leaf volatiles, mainly (2E)-hexenal (52.7-53.2%), (3Z)-hexenol (7.6-12.3%), and hexanal (5.3-5.8%). In addition, the diterpenoid phytol (11.3-15.1%) was also abundant in the essential oils.
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How to cite this article:
Layla G Sharp, Prabodh Satyal and William N Setzer. The volatile components of the aerial parts of Acalypha rhomboidea Raf. (Euphorbiaceae). American Journal of Essential Oils and Natural Products. 2019; 7(3): 27-30.
American Journal of Essential Oils and Natural Products