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Chemical composition of essential oils of three Pistacia cultivars in Khorasan Razavi, Iran

Rahele Zhiani, Marjan Moradi, Fatemeh Abedi

Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Sciences, Neyshabur branch, Islamic Azad University, Neyshabur, Iran

Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Sciences, Khorasan Razavi Science and Research Branch, Islamic Azad University, Neyshabur, Iran

Key words: Pistacia species, analysis, GC-MS, constituents, Kovats’ indices.

Abstract

terebinto Pistacia therebinthus infiorescenzaThe essential oil from leaves of Pistacia lentiscus L., an aromatic member of three Pistacia (Pistacia Vera L.) cultivars, including Kalle Ghoochi, Akbari, and Sefid that were analyzed by GC-MS. These Pistacia species have been collected from Khorasan Razavi, Iran. Constituents were identified by their mass spectra and Kovats’ indices. 1,8-cineole, α-pinene, β-pinene, β-thujene, and limonene were found to be the major constituents.

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