Composition of the Essential Oils of Annona senegalensis var. senegalensis.

Department of Chemistry, University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria.
Planta Medica (Impact Factor: 2.35). 07/1986; 52(3):202-4. DOI: 10.1055/s-2007-969122
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ABSTRACT Nineteen mono- and sesquiterpenoids were identified in the essential oils of the leaves and fruits of ANNONA SENEGALENSIS var. SENEGALENSIS by means of GC and GC-MS. The major constituents were car-3-ene in the fruit oil and linalool in the leaf volatile oil. The quantitative and qualitative composition of the two essential oils were considerably different.

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