GC/GC-MS Analysis, Isolation and Identification of Bark Essential Oil Components from Cinnamomum culilawan, Blume
American Journal of Applied Chemistry
Volume 4, Issue 4, August 2016, Pages: 157-160
Received: Jul. 1, 2016; Accepted: Jul. 13, 2016; Published: Aug. 2, 2016
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Hanoch Julianus Sohilait, Departement of Chemistry, Faculty of Mathematic and Natural Science, Pattimura University, Ambon, Indonesia
Healthy Kainama, Departement of Chemistry Education, Faculty of Training and Education, Pattimura University, Ambon, Indonesia
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The essentials oils (EO) in Cinnamomum culilawan bark have been isolated by steam distillation and evaluated by GC/GC-MS, IR and NMR methods. The GC/GC-MS analysis identified 12 compounds. The major components are eugenol (66.477%), safrole (12.432%) and methyleugenol (6.972%). Repeated purification of the two main compounds yielded eugenol (51.66%), and safrole (6.71%).
Cinnamomum culilawan, Bark Essential Oil, Chemical Composition, Eugenol, Safrole
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Hanoch Julianus Sohilait, Healthy Kainama, GC/GC-MS Analysis, Isolation and Identification of Bark Essential Oil Components from Cinnamomum culilawan, Blume, American Journal of Applied Chemistry. Vol. 4, No. 4, 2016, pp. 157-160. doi: 10.11648/j.ajac.20160404.16
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