Plant Diversity ›› 1987, Vol. 9 ›› Issue (01): 1-3.
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Long Chunzhuo,Xiao Hanliang, Peng Jiaqi
Ahstract In order to find the aroma characteritics of Valeriana officinalis var. latifolia, the chemical composition of the essential oil of this plant have been examined.
This essential oil was analysed by GC-MS on the Finnigan -4510 instrument. As a resu1t (see Tab1e 1 and Fig. 1 ) 21 compounds were identified. The major components are bornyl acetate (50.56 % ), α-pinene (6.76% ), camphene (16. 17% ), β-pinene (6. 48% ), limonene (1.77% ), carveyl acetate (5.47% ), dihydrocarveyl acetate (1.62%) etc. This essential oil having a delicious aroma shows to be suitable for compounding perfume of cigar and food flavor, and cosmetic flavor too.
Valeriana officinalis var. latijolia
Long Chunzhuo,Xiao Hanliang, Peng Jiaqi. THE CHEMICAL CONSTITUENTS OF THE ESSENTIAL OIL FROM THE ROOTS OF VALERIANA OFFICINALIS VAR.LATIFOLIA[J]. Plant Diversity, 1987, 9(01): 1-3.
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