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IJSTR >> Volume 3- Issue 12, December 2014 Edition



International Journal of Scientific & Technology Research  
International Journal of Scientific & Technology Research

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ISSN 2277-8616



Composition And Antimicrobial Activity Of The Essential Oil Of Heracleum Lanatum Michx. From Uttarakhand Himalaya

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AUTHOR(S)

G. C. Kharkwal, C. Pande, G. Tewari, A. Panwar, V. Pande

 

KEYWORDS

Index terms: Antimicrobial activity, Apiaceae, essential oil composition, Heracleum lanatum, β-phellandrene, sabinene,

 

ABSTRACT

Abstract: The essential oil from the flowering aerial parts of Heracleum lanatum Michx. family Apiaceae was obtained by hydrodistillation and analysed by combination of GC (RI) and GC-MS. The chemical composition of the isolated oil is reported for the first time. Sixty five compounds were identified representing 96.95% of the total oil. The chemical composition of the isolated oil was characterised by a high proportion of monoterpene hydrocarbons (39.42%), among which β-phellandrene (14.01%), sabinene (6.75%) and (E)-β-ocimene (6.45%) were the major compounds. The sesquiterpene hydrocarbons (22.50%) represented the second major fraction of the oil followed by the oxygenated sesquiterpenes (21.42%). Furthermore, antimicrobial activity of the essential oil was evaluated using agar well diffusion method.

 

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