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ISSN: 2321-9114, ICV 2016: 79.57

American Journal of Essential Oils and Natural Products

2022, Vol. 10 Issue 1, Part A

Chemical composition of Gardenia ternifolia Schumach & Thonn (Rubiaceae) leaf essential oil

AUTHOR(S): Moses S Owolabi, Lanre Akintayo Ogundajo, Balogun Olaoye Solomon, Ambika Poudel and William N Setzer
ABSTRACT:Gardenia, a genus of flowering plants in the Rubiaceae family, is used in traditional medicine to treat various maladies and illnesses. In this work, the essential of Gardenia ternifolia leaves has been obtained by hydrodistillation and analyzed by gas chromatography-mass spectrometry. The major components were found to be sesquiterpene hydrocarbons (56.2%) with trans-α-bergamotene (16.4%), trans-calamenene (8.8%), and δ-cadinene (8.0%), and the oxygenated sesquiterpenoids (39.5%), spathulenol (10.9%), τ-muurolol (6.1%), α-cadinol (5.9%), and τ-cadinol (5.0%).
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How to cite this article:
Moses S Owolabi, Lanre Akintayo Ogundajo, Balogun Olaoye Solomon, Ambika Poudel, William N Setzer. Chemical composition of Gardenia ternifolia Schumach & Thonn (Rubiaceae) leaf essential oil. Am J Essent Oil Nat Prod 2022;10(1):06-09.
American Journal of Essential Oils and Natural Products