Identification of Essential Oil Composition of Four Umbelliferae from Turkey

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Sukru Hayta
Gulden Dogan
Azize Demirpolat
Eyup Bagci


Objective: Due to importance of essential oil composition of herbals the identification of essential oil composition of four umbelliferae were studied.

Material and Methods: The chemical composition of the essential oils of dried aerial parts of Ferulago angulata, Anthriscus nemorasa, Astrodaucus orientalis, Pimpinella peregrina were analysed by GC and GC-MS.

Results: Forty eight, eighteen, fifty one and twenty components were identified representing 96.5%, 85.9%, 91.4% and 90.1% of the oils, respectively. The main compounds of Ferulago angulata were a-pinene (24.1%), b-pinene (22.7%), b-phellandrene (20.5%), a- phellandrene (12.1%); the main compounds of Anthriscus nemorasa were b-caryophyllene (23.6%), caryophyllene oxide (12.3%), d-cadinene (12.1%), and trans pinocarveol (9.8%); the main compounds of Astrodaucus orientalis were a-pinene (29.6%), b-pinene (21.5%) and bicyclo(3.1.0)hex-2-ene (7.6%)

Conclusion: The main constituents of Pimpinella peregrina trans-pinocarveol (35.1%), peregijerene (15.1%), a-cubebene (12.4%), (+) Epibicyclosesquiphellandrene (7.5%), and a-terpineol (6.7%) were determined.

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Hayta, S. ., Dogan, G. ., Demirpolat, A., & Bagci, E. . (2015). Identification of Essential Oil Composition of Four Umbelliferae from Turkey. Natural Science and Discovery, 1(3), 74–79. Retrieved from
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