Typical G.C. analysis

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Kubeczka (1993) compared the chemical compositions of peppermint oil produced from two different regions in the United States with the composition of an oil noted as Mitcham oil (origin unknown). His results are shown in Table VI. Note: Only the Peppermint Oil from Michigan analysis will be shown here:
20.01  camphene
222.24beta- caryophyllene
87.021,8-cineole + beta-phellandrene
120.24para- cymene
271.27  germacrene D
72.44  limonene
190.31  linalool
172.48  menthofuran
2438.01  menthol
213.25neo menthol
1623.14  menthone
183.08iso menthone
203.69  menthyl acetate
50.33  myrcene
90.41(Z)-beta- ocimene
110.11(Z)-beta- ocimene
140.303- octanol
11.34alpha- pinene
31.65beta- pinene
280.46  piperitone
230.78iso(iso) pulegol
251.38  pulegone
40.77  sabinene
151.14(E)- sabinene hydrate
60.43alpha- terpinene
100.68gamma- terpinene
260.15alpha- terpineol
130.18  terpinolene
290.15  viridiflorol

K. H. Kubeczka, Moglichkeiten und grenzen der qualitatsbeurteilung arzneilich verwendeter atherischer Ole. In: Atherische Ole-anspruch und wirklichkeit. Edit., R. Carle, pp. 85-102, Wissenschaft, Verlag. mbh Stuttgart (1993).

P&F 22, No. 4, 57, (1997)

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