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Composition of the essential oil of Herniaria incana Lam. from Greece
- Lazari, D.M., Skaltsa, H.D., Constantinidis, T.
- The Journal of essential oil research 2000 v.12 no.4 pp. 435-437
- Herniaria, essential oils, palmitic acid, volatile compounds, chemical constituents of plants, Greece
- Steam distilled essential oil from aerial parts of Herniaria incana was analyzed by GC/MS. Sixty-two compounds were identified. The dominating substances were represented by a homologous series of alkanes, alkenes, aliphatic alcohols, related aldehydes, ketones, and fatty acids and their methyl esters. The main constituents were 6,10,14-trimethyl 2-pentadecanone (37.6%) and palmitic acid (4.0%).