Chemical Composition of the Essential Oils in Eugenia caryophylata, Thunb from Amboina Island
Science Journal of Chemistry
Volume 3, Issue 6, December 2015, Pages: 95-99
Received: Sep. 17, 2015; Accepted: Oct. 4, 2015; Published: Oct. 20, 2015
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Hanoch Julianus Sohilait, Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Mathematic and Natural Science, Pattimura University, Ambon, Indonesia
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The essentials oils in Eugenia caryophylata, Thunb from Amboina Island on the bud, leaf and stem by steam distillation were isolated. Result of isolation was analyzed by GC and GC-MS. Five component were identified in the bud, leaf and stem oil. Main chemical component in the bud oil are eugenol (81.13-84.44 %), eugenyl acetate (11.60-15.02 %) and β-caryophyllene (3.45-4.60 %) respectively and eugenol (81.06-86.04 %), β-caryophyllene (11.95-16.16%), eugenyl acetate (2.02-3.05%) in leaf oil, while in stem oil eugenol (97.20-98.83%).
Eugenia caryophylata, Essential Oils, Chemical Composition, Amboina Island
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Hanoch Julianus Sohilait, Chemical Composition of the Essential Oils in Eugenia caryophylata, Thunb from Amboina Island, Science Journal of Chemistry. Vol. 3, No. 6, 2015, pp. 95-99. doi: 10.11648/j.sjc.20150306.13
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