DARU Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences 2004. 12(2):63-66.

Composition of the Volatile Oil of Achillea Wilhelmsii C. Koch from Iran
Katayoon Javidnia, Ramin Miri, H. Sadeghpour


Composition of the volatile oil of the aerial parts of Achillea wilhelmsii C. Koch ( Compositae) was investigated by GLC and GC-MS. Fifty-seven components representing 98.5% composition of the essential oil were characterized. The main components of the oil were carvacrol (25.1%), linalool (11.0%), 1,8-cineol ( 10.3%), E-nerolidol (9.0%) and borneol (6.4%).


Achillea wilhelmsii, Compositae, GC-MS, carvacrol,

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