Chemical composition of Hedychium coronarium Koen. flowers from eastern India

Reena Parida, Sanghamitra Nayak
2019 Plant Science Today  
In this study essential oil from both conventional and micropropagated flowers of Hedychium coronarium were extracted through hydro-distillation process and its chemical composition were analyzed by gas chromatography and mass spectrometry. A total of 11 compounds were identified from conventionally grown plants where as 7 compounds were identified in micropropagated plants. The major compound identified in conventional and micropropagated plantlets is eucalyptol (18.04 % and 26.47 %)
more » ... ly. The medicinally beneficial compounds present in the oil confirm the plant to be curative for various diseases in human and valuable for commercial purposes.
doi:10.14719/pst.2019.6.2.556 fatcat:tnqhtnhawfcgnlg6zra5p6gbui