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Publication type: Journal Article
Document type: Full Paper

Year: 2007

Author(s): Chizzola, R

Title: Composition of the essential oil from Laserpitium gallicum grown in the wild in Southern France.

Source: Pharmaceutical Biology (45), 3 182-184.

Authors Vetmeduni Vienna:

Chizzola Remigius

Vetmed Research Units
Institute of Animal Nutrition and Functional Plant Compounds

The essential oils of Laserpitium gallicum L. ( Apiaceae) from two sites in southern France have been analyzed. In plants from one site, alpha- and beta-pinene were the main components, whereas the samples from the second site displayed approximately equal amounts of alpha-pinene, beta-pinene, sabinene, and limonene. Additionally, some oxygenated monoterpenes, sesquiterpene hydrocarbons, and oxygenated sesquiterpenoids could be found. The leaf oil had a composition similar to the fruit oil.

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