Journal of essential oil-bearing plants JEOP (J ESSENT OIL BEAR PL)

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    ABSTRACT: A field experiment was conducted to evaluate the influence of farm yard manure (FYM) and gypsum application on the yield and chemical composition of essential oil of rose scented geranium. The herbage and essential oil yield of geranium was significantly increased (at 5 % level) by the combined application of FYM and gypsum along with recommended fertilizer application as compared to sole application of N, P and K fertilizer taken as control. The combined application of FYM and gypsum in soil was more effective to increase the herbage and essential oil yield of geranium by 35.4 % which was followed by the sole application of FYM (25.2 %) and gypsum (12.3 %) as compared to control. The chemical composition of the essential oil of geranium was affected differentially with the applied treatments. The content of citronellol, geraniol, linalool, citronellyl and geranyl formate in the essential oil of geranium were significantly increased by 48.9, 20.3, 62.3, 15.6 and 66.4 % respectively with the combined application of FYM and gypsum as compared to control but those were not significantly affected with the sole application of FYM and gypsum. The level of iso-menthone, trans-rose oxide were not affected but the content of cis-rose oxide was decreased and that of nerol and 10-epi-γ-eudesmol was increased in the essential oil of geranium with the application of FYM, gypsum and their combination as compared to control. The results suggest that the combined application of FYM and gypsum would be beneficial to obtain higher herb and essential oil yield of rose scented geranium with enhanced level of citronellol, geraniol along with their esters and other minor compounds like linalool, nerol, 10-epi-γ-eudesmol in the essential oil of geranium.
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    ABSTRACT: Nutrient supply of several medicinal plants is often carried out according to empirical knowledge without proper data on specific requirements. In a recent three years (2009–2011) open field experiment in Budapest, Hungary we examined the effects of different fertilizers on biomass, drug yield and essential oil content of lemon balm (Melissa officinalis L.). In general, effects of the treatments were more pronounced on the results of the second harvest than that of the first one. The treatment with 150 kg/ha N+22 kg/ha P supplemented by 36 kg/ha Mg resulted in 25–27 % higher folium mass compared to both untreated and N+P treated plots. Similarly, supplementary dosages of 36 kg/ha Mg+149 kg/ha K assured by 24 % more folium yield compared to untreated and 10 % more yield compared to N+P fertilized control. In some cases decreased leaf proportion parallel with enhanced yields could be observed. The best fertilization treatments assuring highest yield, tend to produce a slight decrease in essential oil content of the leaves of the second harvest but still an appropriate drug quality due to Ph.Eur.
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    ABSTRACT: The aim of present study was to evaluation the antioxidant potential of Rosmarinus officinalis on the basis of the chemical compositions of oils obtained by hydrodistillation. Hydrodistilled volatile oils from the aerial parts of R.officinalis L. which gathered in Kermanshah province, Iran were investigated. Twenty components were identified in the oils. The main constituents of the essential oils in aerial parts were α-pinene (43.12 %), camphene (10.5 %), 1,8-cineole (10.02 %), camphor (8.07 %), linalool (8.09 %) and limonene (6.12 %). Other components were amounts less than 2 %. The samples were screened for their antioxidant activities using 2,2’-diphenyl-1-picrylhydrazyl (DPPH) radical assay methods. 1,8-Cineole (11.01±0.41 µg/ ml) showed appreciable antioxidant activity in DPPH test. These results indicate that R. officinalis compounds might be applicable in natural medicine and healthy food.
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    ABSTRACT: Essential oil yield and composition of three populations of yarrow (Achillea millefolium aggregate) occurring on saline habitats of Serbia was analyzed in relation to its soil site characteristics. The total of 99 compounds of essential oils was determined within three estimated chemotypes: the chamazulene + trans-caryophyllene+β-pinene (in population assigned as P1), the lavandulyl acetate+chamazulene + trans-caryophyllene (in P2) and the trans-chrysanthenyl acetate+trans-caryophyllene+germacrene D (in P3). The highest yield of 1.01 % and the lowest of 0.32 % were determined for populations P1 and P3, respectively. The highest total salt content, corresponding with the highest values of ECe and sodium, chloride and sulfate ion concentration was determined for soil of P1 population, which was assessed as solonchak soil, in difference to much lower value of sodium ions, total salts, ECe and pH, all increasing with the soil depth, as determined for samples of P2 and P3 yarrow populations - typical for the solonetz type of salt affected soils. Differences in yield and chemical composition of essential oils were discussed in term of impact of both population's genetic variability and specific environmental conditions. The essential oil quality in all researched yarrow populations accomplishes standards of EU Pharmacopeia 6.0 and thus, sustainable wild collection of yarrow from halophytic habitats could be recommended.
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    ABSTRACT: The essential oils of Ostericum spp. (Ostericum koreanum and Ostericum praeteritum) roots were analyzed by GC-MS. The composition of O. koreanum oil was β-phellandrene (38.15 %), α-bisabolol (9.37 %), m-cresol (6.70 %), terpinolen (5.51 %), and 1-acetoxy-1,2-epoxycyclohexane (5.02 %). The major compounds of O. praeteritum oil were α-bisabolol (13.14 %), trans-ρ-mentha-2,8-dienol (10.31 %), isopentyl-3-methylbutanoate (10.01 %), m-cresol (9.72 %), and 2’-hydroxy-4’-methylacetophenone (8.32 %).
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    ABSTRACT: Many improved methods including subcritical water extraction (SWE) are being used in extraction technologies of food compositions to minimize use of organic solvents. It is faster, cleaner and cheaper compared to other conventional extraction methods that are in practice during these days. Subcritical water extraction (SWE) based on the use of water as an extractant, at temperatures between 100 and 374oC and pressures high enough to maintain the liquid state was applied for extraction of essential oil from Pimpinella anisum seeds. Trans-anethole as the main component of the extracted essential oils was quantified by reversed phase-high performance liquid chromatography with UV detection at 266 nm. Initially, extraction results of t-anethole was screened by Plackett-Burman design to determine the most important variables. The results showed that the water flow rate, temperature and mean particle size affected the essential oil extraction significantly (p<0.05), but the pressure and length-to-diameter ratio of extraction cell had insignificant effects. The response surface methodology (RSM), based on Box-Behnken Design was employed to optimize the significant parameters. The temperature of 170oC, water flow rate of 2.8 mL/min and mean particle size 0.6 mm were determined as optimum for operating SWE. The SWE efficiency at optimized conditions was significant compared by Soxhlet extraction.
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    ABSTRACT: The essential oil of Artemisia aucheri Boiss. collected from Khorassan, north east of Iran, was investigated for anti-cancer, cytotoxic, mutagenic and anti-mutagenic activities. Cytotoxicity was measured using a modified MTT assay on normal human lymphocytes and tumor HeLa cells. The IC50 shows that cytotoxicity of the oil in the human tumor cell line than that observed in normal human lymphocytes. The mutagenic and anti-mutagenic activities of the essential oil of A. aucheri was evaluated using the Salmonella typhimurium tester strains TA98 and TA100, together with nitrofluorene for TA98 and sodium azide for TA100 without (-S9) metabolic activation, and 2-aminoantracene for TA98 and TA100 with metabolic (+S9) activation. A. aucheri showed good anti-mutagenic effect against S. typhimurium tester strains TA98 and TA100.
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    ABSTRACT: Changes of essential oil (EO) compositions of Myrtus communis were determined for a period of 3 months storage in refrigerator (4°C), freezer (-20°C), and at room temperature. The quantities of lower boiling temperature compounds such as α-pinene (30.8- 0.0 %), limonene (31.4- 0.1 %) and 1,8-cineole (22.3- 1.2 %) as α-terpinene precursors, were decreased at room temperature. However, the concentrations of α-terpineol and geranyl acetate considerably enhanced by 27 and 25 % after 3 months, respectively. Increasing of α-terpineol and geranyl acetate by storage at room temperature improve the oil quality index. Furthermore, when the oil stored at freezing temperature (-20°C.), represented its original quality at the extraction time with minimum changes.
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    ABSTRACT: Essential oil of Vitex agnus-castus’ leaves was analysed GC and GC-MS. The oil was predominantly rich in 1,8-cineole (24.38 %), sabinene (22.77 %), trans-β-farnesene (8.50 %), α-pinene (7.14 %), β-caryophyllene (6.49 %) and 1-terpinen-4-ol (5.23 %). In the phytotoxicity assay, the highest concentration of the oil (40 µL) completely inhibited the germinations of Lactuca sativa and Lepidium sativum. In the antimicrobial assays, essential oil was more active on yeast species and gram positive bacteria. The results of the insecticidal assays were also significant as the mortalities were 70 % and 96.67 % on Acanthoscelides obtectus and Tribolium castaneum at 34 µL L-1 and 136 µL L-1 oil (24 h), respectively. Essential oil of V. agnus-castus could be suggested as a potential source of bioagents for prokaryotic and eukaryotic organisms in concern.
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    ABSTRACT: Volatile oils obtained by hyrodistillation (HD) and solvent free microwave extraction (SFME) from the aerial parts of Ferula gummosa (Apiaceae) were analyzed by means of GC and GC-MS. A total of forty two compounds were identified in the hyrodistilled oil accounting for 96.5 % of the oil, of which γ-elemene (14.1 %), germacrene B (11.8 %), (E)-γ-bisabolene (10.7 %), viridiflorene (8.1 %) and epizonaren (6.2 %) were found to be the most abundant constituents. In the oil obtained by SFME, thirty nine natural compounds were recognized, representing 98.4 % of the chemical profile, with aromadendrene (17.6 %), germacrene B (16.2 %), γ-elemene (6.5 %), (E)-γ-bisabolene (6.3 %) and β-elemene (5.1 %) being the major components. Therefore, in both oils sesquiterpene hydrocarbons predominated over other compounds.
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    ABSTRACT: The volatile constituents of Achillea wilhelmsii, Achillea eriophora and Achillea vermicularis were analyzed by headspace solid-phase microextraction (HS-SPME) and also by hydrodistillation gas chromatography mass spectrometry (HD-GC-MS). Fifty-four and sixty-three compounds were identified in the HS and essential oil (EO) of the plants, among which the oxygenated monoterpenes, sabinol (47.3±0.8 %; 32.0 %) in A. wilhelmsii and camphor in A. eriophora (36.5±3.8%; 38.6 %) and A. vermicularis (35.0±8.8 %; 35.0 %) were the major constituents respectively. The HS and EO of A. eriophora and A. wilhelmsii were rich also in monoterpene hydrocarbons: camphene (9.3±1.1 %, 9.9 % and 2.2±1.6 %, 6.1 %) and sabinene (5.9±1.5 %, 1.6 % and 1.5± 0.2%, 1.8 %) respectively. 1,8-cineole was the most abundant component in all of the above plants constituting (9.7±0.5, 25.8±2.1 % and 22.0±6.3 %) in the HS and (2.5, 28.3 and 15.8 %) in the EO of A. wilhelmsii, A. eriophora and A. vermicularis respectively. A. wilhelmsii (17.6±0.5 %, 1.5 %) and A. eriophora (6.1±3.8 %, 3.8 %) were similar in having bornyl acetate as their major constituents while germacrene D (22.2±2.3 %, 14.4 %) was the only major sesquiterpenes detected in the HS and EO of A. vermicularis. The present study showed that the results of HS-SPME GC-MS analysis which is a non-destructive mild method are compatible with those obtained by HD-GC-MS for the essential oils of the Iranian yarrows.
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    ABSTRACT: The composition of the volatile oils from the seeds, shoots and roots of Echinophora orientalis Hedge & Lamond, a perennial aromatic herb of the family Apiaceae growing in Iran, was analyzed by GC-MS and GC-FID. Essential oil of this plant has been used as a natural preservative in dairy products industries. There were at least six compounds, α-pinene, myrcene, p-cymene, l-limonene, p-cymen-8-ol and 1,7- octadiene 3,6-dimethylene, common in seeds, shoots and roots volatile oils. While, m-tolualdehyde, cuminal, perillene and germacrene D were present both in seeds and shoots volatile oils, spathulenol was found in both seeds and roots volatile oils. Myristicin, terpenolene, α-phellandrene and 1,5,5-trimethyl-6-(3-methyl-buta-1,3- dienyl)-cyclohexene were identified in the volatile oils of shoots and roots of E. orientalis. The volatile oils of the seeds, unlike roots and shoots, had high percentage of sesquiterpenes. The roots and shoots volatile oils were found to be rich in monoterpenes. Oxygenated compounds were abundant in the volatile oils of the seeds and roots, but non-oxygenated hydrocarbons were the major of volatile components in the volatile oil of the shoots. The free-radical-scavenging activity of the oils was assessed by the 2,2-diphenyl-1-picrylhydrazyl (DPPH) assay. These volatile oils exhibited weak to moderate levels of free-radical-scavenging properties with 50 values of 3.87, 2.06 and 0.35 µg/mL for the seeds, shoots and roots, respectively. While the volatile oils displayed no insecticidal activity against Tribolium castaneum, noticeable general toxicity was displayed by all oils towards brine shrimp.
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    ABSTRACT: In this research, essential oil yield and composition, total phenolic, flavonioid content and antioxidant activity of eight Achillea (A. vermicularis, A. nobilis, A. wilhelmsii, A. millefolium, A. filipendulina, A. tenuifolia, A. biebersteinii and A. eriophora) species were compared. The essential oil yield of the leaves ranged from 0.35 % in A. wilhelmsii to 1.5 % in A. biebersteinii. GC-MS analyses revealed 40 compounds in leaves of eight Achillea species. The main constituents were 1,8-cineole, germacrene-D, camphor, borneol and spathulenol. Total phenolic content (TPC) varied from 13.56 in A. biebersteinii to 188.66 mg/1g of dry weight in A. wilhelmsii while, total flavonoid content (TFC) ranged from 19.23 in A. eriophora to 79.16 (mg Quercetin/gdW) in A. biebersteinii. Antioxidant activity of methanolic extract was evaluated according to 1,1-diphenyl-2-picrylhydrazy (DPPH), ferric thiocyanate (FTC) and β-carotene-linoleic acid assay. In DPPH assay, A. eriophora showed the highest Ic50 (1172 µg/ml), while A. biebersteinii possessed the lowest one (179 µg/ml). For reducing power, the highest and the lowest absorbance in 700 nm belonged to A. tenuifolia (2.311) and A. wilhelmsii (0.306), respectively. Cluster analysis of Achillea species based on their major secondary metabolites were also classified the species in to three groups. Finally, comparison of studied species introduced A. biebresteinii as a good source of essential oil, flavonoid content and high antioxidant activity.
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