Chemical composition of elamit menta longifolia(L.)huds

Mardani, Mahnaz. and Afsordeh, Omid. and Eftekhari, Zohreh. and Rafieian-Kopaei, Mahmoud. and Bahmani, Fariba. and Rashidipour, Marzieh. (2016) Chemical composition of elamit menta longifolia(L.)huds. International Journal of PharmTech Research, 9 (6). pp. 293-298.


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Oregano plant with the scientific name of Mentha longifolia L. and genius of Mentha is owned by the Lamiaceae family. In traditional medicine it is used to treat nausea, bronchitis, bloating and loss of appetite. It also has carminative, antispasmodic and anti-inflammatory properties. In this study, the chemical composition of Mentha native to Ilam Province was examined. Initially, the essential oil was extracted and analyzed with chromatography/ mass spectrometry (GC-MS). Based on the results obtained from the GC-MS method SMPE, it became clear that there were 55 active ingredients in the essential oil. Phytochemical analysis showed that beta-Phellandrene, α-PINENE, trans-Caryophyllene and β-Myrcene constituted respectively 19. 95%, 17. 85%, 10. 15% and 9. 15% of the ingredients of Oregano plant native to Ilam which most known composition of oregano isolated from Ilam Province plant was beta-Phellandrene (19. 95%).

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Uncontrolled Keywords: Beta-Phellandrene, Essential oils, Medicinal herbs, Oregano Elamite
Subjects: QV pharmacology > QV 752 Pharmacognosy
Divisions: Reserach Vice-Chancellar Department > Medical Plants Research Center
Depositing User: zahra bagheri .
Date Deposited: 09 Jul 2017 04:20
Last Modified: 12 Jun 2018 09:17

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