Chemical composition of volatile extract from Inula aschersoniana Janka var. aschersoniana growing in Bulgaria

Milka Todorova, Antoaneta Trendafilova, Dimitar Dimitrov

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5937/leksir1737021T

Abstract


The chemical composition of the volatile oil of Inula aschersoniana was studied by GC and GC-MS. Fortyfive constituents representing 92.9% of the total oil were detected. The oil contained fatty acids (55.2%) and alkanes (14.1%), followed by oxygenated monoterpenes (9.6%), sesquiterpenoids (7.1%) and aromatic compounds (4.5%). It is characterized by relatively low content of terpenoids in total 16.7% only of which linalool (2.1%) and t-cadinol (2.2%) were the dominant components in this class of compounds. Cluster analysis (CA) was used for determination of the relationship between the species in Inula verbascifolia aggregate.

Keywords


Inula aschersoniana; volatile components; GC; GC-MS; PCA; CA

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