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Essential oil composition of Thymus kotschyanus Boiss. and Hohen from Iran
- Sefidkon, F., Jamzad, Z., Yavari-Behrouz, R., Shargh, D.N.
- The Journal of essential oil research 1999 v.11 no.4 pp. 459-460
- Thymus (Lamiaceae), essential oils, thymol, p-cymene, chemical constituents of plants, gamma-terpinene, Iran
- The essential oil isolated by steam distillation from the aerial parts of Thymus kotschyanus Boiss. and Hohen was analyzed by capillary GC and GC/MS. Among the 26 compounds identified, the major components were carvacrol (41.4%), thymol (19.6%), gamma-terpinene (10.3%) and p-cymene (5.3%).