Chemistry of Natural Compounds

, Volume 5, Issue 6, pp 402–406 | Cite as

A study of the substances present in essential oils

L. The composition of the essential oil ofJuniperus pseudosabina
  • A. D. Dembitskii
  • R. A. Yurina
  • L. A. Ignatova
  • M. I. Goryaev


The essential oil ofJuniperus pseudosabina Fisch. et Mey, obtained from small flowers by steam distillation has been investigated. It has been established that it contains not less than 43 components, of wich the following have been identified:l-α-pinene (67%), camphene (0.5%),l-β-pinene (3.5%), sabinene (0.5%), Δ3-carene (0.3%), β-myrcene (1.2%), α-phellandrene (0.1%),l-limonene (0.7%),l-β-phellandrene (0.2%), γ-terpinene (0.3%), p-cymene (0.2%), terpinolene (0.1%), methyl n-nonyl ketone (2.4%), d-thujone (0.3%),l-camphor (0.2%), d-terpinen-4-ol (0.3%),l-linalool (0.7%),l-borneol (0.3%),l-terpineol (0.4%), nerol (0.2%), geraniol (0.25%), d-cedrol (12%), elemol (0.3%), eudesmol (0.35%), and sesquiterpene hydrocarbons (5.6%):l-α-cedrene,l-β-elemene,l-β-cedrene, d-γ-cadinene, d-ar-curcumene,l-calamenene, and d-calacorene.


Geraniol Nerol Sesquiterpene Hydrocarbon Bornyl Acetate Linalyl Acetate 


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© Consultants Bureau 1972

Authors and Affiliations

  • A. D. Dembitskii
    • 1
  • R. A. Yurina
    • 1
  • L. A. Ignatova
    • 1
  • M. I. Goryaev
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of Chemical Sciences AS KazSSRUSSR

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