DARU Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences 2002. 10(4):165-167.

Composition of The Essential Oil of Ferula Ovina (BOISS.) Boiss. from Iran
Alireza Ghannadi, Seyed Ebrahim Sajjadi, Abolfazl Beigihasan


Water-distilled essential oil from aerial parts of Ferula ovina (Boiss.) Boiss. growing wild at the vegetative stage in Isfahan province Iran was analyzed by GC/MS. Forty-three compounds consisting 86.7% of the total components were identified in the oil which was obtained in 1.0% (v/w) yield. Among them, carvacrol (9.0%), alpha-pinene (8.2%), geranyl isovalerate (7.2%) and geranyl propionate (7.0%) were the major components.


Ferula ovina,

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