Essential oil constituents of artemisia afra willd
Mwangi, Julius W.
Achola, Kohath J.
Sinei, Kipruto A.
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The essential oil isolated from the leaves of artemisia afra willd (1.5%) by hydrodistilation was analyzed by GC and GC/MS.Fifty compounds constituting about 93% of the oil were identified.The major constituents were 1,8 cineole(67.4%) terpinen-4-ol(6.5%)and borneol(5.1%)
CitationJ. Essent. Oil Res., 7,97-99 (Jan/Feb 1995 )
Department of Pharmacy, University of NairobiThe International Centre of Insect Physiology and Ecology (ICIPE),