Typical G.C. analysis

citrus bigaradia oil
An oil produced from the flowers of the bitter orange tree was analyzed by a combination of GC/MS and retention indices (Lin et al., 1986). The oil was found to possess the following composition.
30.02  camphene
250.13beta- caryophyllene
29trace  farnesol
170.04  geranial
15trace  geraniol
232.15  geranyl acetate
26tracealpha- humulene
69.13  limonene
950.46  linalool
80.15(E)- linalool oxide furanoid
180.09(E)- linalool oxide pyranoid
210.07(Z)- linalool oxide pyranoid
1618.39  linalyl acetate
19trace  methyl anthranilate
27tracegamma- muurolene
56.26  myrcene
140.50  neral
13trace  nerol
301.09(E)- nerolidol
280.64(Z)- nerolidol
221.09  neryl acetate
24trace  nonanal
73.91beta- ocimene
20.28alpha- pinene
40.53beta- pinene
12tracetrans- pinocarveol
100.11  terpinen-4-ol
114.75alpha- terpineol
20tracealpha- terpinyl acetate
1tracealpha- thujene

Z-K. Lin, Y-F. Hua and Y-H. Gu, The chemical constituents of the essential oil from the flowers, leaves and peels of Citrus aurantium. Zhiwu Xuebao, 28, 635-640 (1966).

P&F 22, No. 6, 45, (1997)

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