HojatTaheri Aziz Abadi, Nad Ali Bagheri, Nad Ali Babaeian Jelodar, Salman Sharifi Mehr
Sari Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources University, Iran P.O. Box 578, Iran
Institute of Genetics and Biotechnology Agriculture Tabarestan in Mazandaran, Iran
Key words:Lippiacitriodora, essential oil, hydro-distillation, GC–MS.
In this study the chemical composition of the essential oil extracted from leaves of Lippiacitriodora (Verbenaceae) grown under greenhouse conditions in mazandaran, Iran. The essential oil was obtained by hydro-distillation method using Clevenger apparatus. The oil was analyzed by GC and GC-MS. Thirty-four compounds were identified. The main constituents of the oils in this method were sabinene (1.34%), 6 methyl-5heptene-2one (3.46%), D-limonene (5.81%), 1,8-Cineole (2.51%), trans-beta ocimene (1.17%), Alpha terpineol (1.75%), neral (12.6%), geranial(15.07%), geranial acetate (1.15%), caryophyllene (4.02), D-germacrene (3.52), alpha-curcumene (4.17%), bicyclogermacrene (3.42%), nerolidol (1.59%), spathulenol (4.40%) caryophyllene oxide (2.04%), alpha-cadinol (1.06%).In our study citral was also identified at high percentages.
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