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ISSN: 2321-9114, ICV 2016: 79.57

American Journal of Essential Oils and Natural Products

2021, Vol. 9 Issue 1, Part A

Analysis of major components of essential oils of Boswellia species by GC-MS

AUTHOR(S): Sisay Awoke, Ermias Dagne and Rakesh Kumar Joshi
ABSTRACT:The aim of this study was to analyze the major components of essential oils of seven Boswellia species, B. papyrifera, B. papyrifera Kebtele, B. frereana, B. neglecta, B. pirottae, B. sacra and B. rivae, which were obtained by hydro-distillation of the finely powdered oleogum resin were analyzed using GC-MS method. The foremost components of each resin have been identified as n-octyl acetate, verticillia-4(20), 7, 11-trien, p-cymene, terpene-4-ol and 3-carene in B. papyrifera, B. papyrifera Kebtele, B. frereana, B. neglecta and B. pirottae, respectively. a -Pinene was detected as the major constituent in B. sacra and B. rivae.
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How to cite this article:
Sisay Awoke, Ermias Dagne, Rakesh Kumar Joshi. Analysis of major components of essential oils of Boswellia species by GC-MS. Am J Essent Oil Nat Prod 2021;9(1):48-54.
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