Essential oil of <i>Flourensia cernua</i> DC

TitleEssential oil of Flourensia cernua DC
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication1997
AuthorsTellez M.R., Estell R.E., Fredrickson E.L., Havstad K
JournalJournal of Essential Oil Research
Date PublishedNovember 1, 1997
ARIS Log Number074471
AbstractThe leaf oil of Flourensia cernua DC, collected from the Jornada Experimental Range in southcentral New Mexico was analyzed, GC/MS and retention indices were used to identify 89 components. â-Eudesmol (24.5%), -eudesmol (6.9%), limonene (6.6%), ã-eudesmol (4.6%), myrcene (3.8%), borneol (3.3%), and ä-3-carene (3.0%) were major components of the steam distilled oil. In an ethanol extract of intact leaves, flourensadiol (44.6%), artemisia alcohol (5.5%), viridiflorol (2.7%), and borneol (2.0%) were the main components.