2019, Vol. 7 Issue 1, Part A
Hyptis suaveolens (L.) Poit (Bush Tea): Volatile composition of fruits and stems essential oils
AUTHOR(S): Emmanuel E Essien, Ime R Ekanem, Sampson D Umoh and Mohammad I Choudhary
ABSTRACT:Hyptis suaveolens is an aromatic and medicinal plant harvested in the wild. The volatile oils isolated from the fresh fruits and stems of H. suaveolens were subjected to gas chromatography-mass spectrometry (GC-MS). GC-MS analyses permitted the identification ofthirty-six constituents, accounting for 98.0% and 99.4%composition of the fruits and stems oils respectively. The oxygenated terpenes (66.8%) and terpenoid hydrocarbons (75.5%) predominated the fruits and stems oils respectively. The fruits volatile oil was characterized by the abundance of 1, 8-cineole (29.5%), fenchone (17.2%), fenchol (9.5%), and sabinene (8.4%). The main components of the stems oil were β-pinene (20.9%), estragole (16.3%), β-caryophyllene (11.1%), and α-pinene (6.8%). The composition of the fruits essential oil of H. suaveolens is reported for the first time.
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How to cite this article:
Emmanuel E Essien, Ime R Ekanem, Sampson D Umoh, Mohammad I Choudhary. Hyptis suaveolens (L.) Poit (Bush Tea): Volatile composition of fruits and stems essential oils. Am J Essent Oil Nat Prod 2019;7(1):36-38.