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- Gawde, Archana J., et al. Show all 3 Authors
- Industrial crops and products 2009 v.30 no.2 pp. 276-280
- plant byproducts; forest trees; heat stability; nontimber forest products; essential oils; waste utilization; conifer needles; Juniperus virginiana; methodology; distillation; extraction; yields; heartwood; chemical degradation
- ... The leaves (needles) of eastern red cedar (Juniperus virginiana L.) contain two important natural products: essential oil and podophyllotoxin. The hypothesis of this study was that it may be possible to extract both essential oil and podophyllotoxin from the leaves of the tree, by using a dual extraction method. Podophyllotoxin was obtained from the leaves following steam distillation of the leave ...
- Gawde, Archana J., et al. Show all 4 Authors
- Industrial crops and products 2009 v.30 no.1 pp. 59-64
- Juniperus virginiana; geographical variation; nonfood plant products; essential oils; antineoplastic agents; medicinal plants; chemical constituents of plants; phytotoxins; conifer needles; chemical concentration; landforms; Mississippi
- ... Juniperus virginiana L. (Family Cupressaceae), commonly called Eastern red cedar, is a widely distributed species in the United States and parts of Canada. It produces two important chemical products, the anticancer compound podophyllotoxin and essential oil. The objective of this study was to evaluate variations in podophyllotoxin concentration in Eastern red cedar, across nine physiographic regi ...