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ISSN: 2321-9114, ICV 2016: 79.57

American Journal of Essential Oils and Natural Products

2015, Vol. 2 Issue 4, Part A

Volatile constituents of Jatropha gossypifolia L. grown in Nigeria

AUTHOR(S): Sherifat A. Aboaba, Muritala A. Adebayo, Isiaka A. Ogunwande, Tajudeen O. Olayiwola
ABSTRACT:In this paper, the volatile constituents identified in the essential oil of Jatropha gossypifolia L. grown in Nigeria are been reported. The hydrodistilled oil was analyzed for its constituents by means gas chromatography coupled with mass spectrometry. The main constituents of the oil were the sesquiterpenoid germacrene D-4-ol (23.3%) and hexahydrofarnesylacetone (15.4%). Other significant compounds were δ-cadinene (7.7%), tetradecanal (6.8%) and cubenol (6.1%).
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How to cite this article:
Sherifat A. Aboaba, Muritala A. Adebayo, Isiaka A. Ogunwande, Tajudeen O. Olayiwola. Volatile constituents of Jatropha gossypifolia L. grown in Nigeria. Am J Essent Oil Nat Prod 2015;2(4):08-11.
American Journal of Essential Oils and Natural Products