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ISSN: 2321-9114, ICV 2016: 79.57

American Journal of Essential Oils and Natural Products

2019, Vol. 7 Issue 4, Part A

Chemical composition of the wood essential oil of Tectona grandis

AUTHOR(S): Andrea Vargas Suarez, Prabodh Satyal and William N Setzer
ABSTRACT:The wood essential oil of Tectona grandis was obtained from cultivated trees growing in Guanacaste, Costa Rica. The essential oil was analyzed by gas chromatography – mass spectrometry and was dominated by oxygenated sesquiterpenoids: α-Cadinol (25.5%), τ-muurolol (11.8%), cedrol (10.1%), α-muurolol (8.8%), and τ-cadinol (8.7%). Unfortunately, the essential oil yield was very low, only 0.04%.
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How to cite this article:
Andrea Vargas Suarez, Prabodh Satyal, William N Setzer. Chemical composition of the wood essential oil of Tectona grandis . Am J Essent Oil Nat Prod 2019;7(4):23-24.
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