Typical G.C. analysis

thymus vulgaris oil red india
Raghaven et al. (1995) compared the hydrodistilled oils of Indian thyme (ex. T. vulgaris) produced both from fresh plants and those dried under a variety of conditions. The composition of these oils, which were analyzed by GC (quantitative data) and GC/MS (component identification), can be seen in Table V. Only the fresh plant material analysis will be shown:
77.9para- cymene
80.3  limonene
101.0  linalool
41.0  myrcene
31.41- octen-3-ol
50.2alpha- phellandrene
20.4alpha- pinene
110.5  terpinen-4-ol
61.4alpha- terpinene
914.5gamma- terpinene
13.6alpha- thujene
1260.1  thymol

B. Raghavan, K. O. Abaham and W. D. Koller, Flavour quality of fresh and dried Indian thyme. PAFAI, (oct/Nov), 9-14 (1995).

P&F 23, No. 1, 39, (1998)

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