Essential oil of <i>Dyssodia acerosa</i> DC

TitleEssential oil of Dyssodia acerosa DC
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication1997
AuthorsTellez M.R., Estell RE, Fredrickson E.L., Havstad K
JournalJournal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry
Date Published1997
ARIS Log Number079222
KeywordsAsteraceae, camphor, chrysanthenone, Dyssodia acerosa, essential oil composition, limonene

Samples of the suffrutescent Dyssodia acerosa DC. were collected from the Jornada Experimental Range in south-central New Mexico, and GC/MS and retention indices were used to identify 62 components from the steam-distilled oil. Chrysanthenone (34.8%), limonene (14.5%), camphor (12.3%), α-pinene (6.8%), sabinene (4.3%), camphene (3.9%), (E)-β-ocimene (2.5%), 1,8-cineole (2.2%), myrcene (2.0%), and cis-sabinene hydrate (1.6%) were the major components of the steam-distilled oil.