Essential oil composition of Mentha longifolia (L.) Hudson from the middle region of Turkey


Onar H. , Yasa H. , Yusufoglu A. , Tanolac S.

ASIAN JOURNAL OF CHEMISTRY, vol.19, no.5, pp.3991-3996, 2007 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 19 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2007
  • Title of Journal : ASIAN JOURNAL OF CHEMISTRY
  • Page Numbers: pp.3991-3996

Abstract

The essential oil of Mentha longifolia (L.) Hudson originating from the middle region of Turkey (Kirikkale) was obtained by steam distillation and clevenger-type method with a overall yield of 0.65 and 0.39 %, respectivelly. These essential oils were analyzed by capillary GC-MS using DB-5 and Carbowax-20M columns. Besides, the plant was examined by head-space method via PE-Wax. The essential oils are rich in linalool.