Essential Oil Compositions from Root and Rhizome of Zingiber niveum Mood & Theilade from Laos
Orawan Theanphong, Thaya Jenjittikul and Withawat Mingvanish
Abstract: The essential oils hydrodistilled from root and rhizome of Zingiber niveum Mood & Theilade from Laos were analyzed by GC-MS technique. A total of 28 compounds were identified. Major components of the essential oils from its root were found to be elemicin (60.97%), 3b-24-methylene-9,19-cyclolanostan-3-ol (17.67%) and pentadecane (12.73%), whereas those from its rhizome included elemicin (69.46%), pentadecane (18.85%) and a-pinene (2.56%).
Keywords: Zingiber niveum, Zingiberceae, Essential oil.
Pages: 157 – 160 | Full PDF Paper