ESSENTIAL OIL COMPOSITION OF THE AERIAL PARTS OF MENTHA SPICATA L

Geeta Tewari
2017 World Journal of Pharmaceutical Research  
The fresh aerial parts of cultivated M. spicata were hydrodistilled and analyzed by GC and GC/MS. The essential oil isolated from the plant was rich in sesquiterpenes namely trans-muurola-4(14), 5-diene, piperitenone oxide and β-caryophyllene. Geranyl propanoate, sibirene, borneol, allo-ocimene, β-elemene and germacrene D-4-ol were present as minor components of the oil.
doi:10.20959/wjpr20176-8518 fatcat:eatav5eekrbtrouzajaih5emzm