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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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.