Chemical composition of the essential oils from the flower of Tanacetum polycephalum subsp. duderanum as a herbal plant in Iran
By Azizollah Nezhadali, Bizhan Soleymani Roudi, Mina Akbarpour
The chemical composition of the essential oil obtained by hydrodistillation from flower of Tanacetum polycephalum subsp. Duderanum was analyzed by GC/MS and 23 compounds constituting 80.41% of the oil were identified. The major components were, cis-Chrysanthenyl acetate(27.18%), Thuj-3-en-10-al(10.70%), Linalool(9.72%), Linalool butyrate(8.80%), Carvacrol(5.64%), Geranyl acetate(5.44%), Menthyl isovalerate(2.94%), 1,8-Cineole(1.93), α-Pinene(1.61%) and Bornyl acetate(1.27%). The yield of essential oil obtained by hydrodistillation from flower of the dried plant in full flowering stage is 2.74%.
Keywords : Tanacetum polycephalum, essential oil, hydrodistillation, chemical composition, cis-Chrysanthenyl acetate.