Constituents of Volatile Oils from <i>Limnophila aromatica</i> and <i>Adenosma capitatum</i>

  • JU Chowdhury BCSIR Laboratories Dhaka,Bangladesh Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (BCSIR), Dhaka
  • MNI Bhuiyan BCSIR Laboratories Chittagong, Chittagong
  • J Begum BCSIR Laboratories Chittagong, Chittagong
Keywords: Limnophila aromatic, Adenosma capitatum, Essential oils, Z-ocimene, Limonene.

Abstract

The essential oils isolated from the aerial parts of Limnophila aromatica (Lamk.) Merr. and Adenosma capitatum (Benth) Benth ex Hance were analyzed by GC-MS. Twenty nine and forty two components were identified, representing 99.3 and 98.6% of the total oils respectively. Oil of L. aromatica rich in Z-ocimene (39.2%), terpinolene (17.2%) and camphor (12.9%). On the other hand, A. capitatum rich in limonene (24.7%), fenchone (21.6%) and 2-carene (17.6%).

Key words : Limnophila aromatic; Adenosma capitatum; Essential oils; Z-ocimene; Limonene.

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3329/bjsir.v46i3.9048

BJSIR 2011; 46(3): 385-388

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Chowdhury, J., Bhuiyan, M., & Begum, J. (1). Constituents of Volatile Oils from <i>Limnophila aromatica</i> and <i>Adenosma capitatum</i&gt;. Bangladesh Journal of Scientific and Industrial Research, 46(3), 385-388. https://doi.org/10.3329/bjsir.v46i3.9048
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