Chemical Composition of the Essential Oils ofCymbopogon citratus(DC.) Stapf Grown in Three Locations in South India

P. Vyshali, K.J. Thara Saraswathi, G.R. Mallavarapu
2015 Journal of Essential Oil-Bearing Plants (JEOBP)  
Essential oils of Cymbopogon citratus (DC.) Stapf grown in three different locations in South India were analysed by GC and GC-MS. The main constituents of the oils from Bangalore and Puttur were identified as β-myrcene, neral, geranial and geraniol. The oil from Nadugani was found to contain the major constituents' neral, geranial, geraniol and geranyl acetate. The present study revealed the presence of six oxygenated monoterpenes and sesquiterpenes which were hitherto not reported in the oil of C. citratus.
doi:10.1080/0972060x.2014.935075 fatcat:2fwtfi6ghzc5vaow6wwwolgl7e