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Essential oil of the herb of Stachys recta L., Lamiaceae from Serbia
- Chalchat, J.C., Petrovic, S.D., Maksimovic, Z.A., Gorunovic, M.S.
- The Journal of essential oil research 2000 v.12 no.4 pp. 455-458
- Stachys, essential oils, chemical constituents of plants, octenol, Serbia
- The aerial parts of wild Stachys recta L., Lamiaceae, collected in the vicinity of Nis (Southern Serbia) during the full blooming stage, contained only 0.014% of essential oil. Using GC and GC/MS, 32 components were identified, predominantly alcohols and adequate oxides. The major constituent was 1-octen-3-ol (19.7%). The other important components were caryophyllene oxide, humulene oxide and nerolidol, but present in significantly lower amounts (4.6%, 3.8% and 3.6%, respectively).