American Journal of Essential Oils and Natural Products
2014, Vol. 2 Issue 2, Part A
Composition of geranium (Pelargonium graveolens) essential oil from Tajikistan
AUTHOR(S): Farukh S. Sharopov, Hanjing Zhang and William N. Setzer
ABSTRACT:The essential oil of Pelargonium graveolens from the aerial parts growing in Tajikistan was obtained by hydrodistillation and analyzed by gas chromatography – mass spectrometry. Seventy-nine components representing 95.1% of the total oil were identified. The main constituents of the essential oil were citronellol (37.5%), geraniol (6.0%), caryophyllene oxide (3.7%), menthone (3.1%), linalool (3.0%), β-bourbonene (2.7%), iso-menthone (2.1%) and geranyl formate (2.0%).
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How to cite this article:
Farukh S. Sharopov, Hanjing Zhang, William N. Setzer. Composition of geranium (Pelargonium graveolens) essential oil from Tajikistan. Am J Essent Oil Nat Prod 2014;2(2):13-18.