The composition of the essential oil from aerial parts of Achillea falcata L. (Asteraceae) growing wild inLebanon was analysed by GC and GC–MS; 58 compounds, representing 94.4% of the oil, were identified. Isomers of thecyclobutane ethanol, 1-methyl-2-(1-methylethenyl), grandisol (21.4%) and fragranol (16.8%) were the main componentsof the oil. Also abundant were artemisia ketone (5.2%), terpinen-4-ol (4.5%) and 1,8-cineole (4.0%). The essential oil showsinhibitory activity mainly against Gram-positive bacteria.
|Numero di pagine||4|
|Rivista||Flavour and Fragrance Journal|
|Stato di pubblicazione||Published - 2005|
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