Composition of the Volatile Components Extracted from the Roots of Scorzonera undulata ssp deliciosa (Guiss) Maire: From Algeria

Abstract

The chemical composition of the volatile components of the dried roots of Scorzonera undulata ssp deliciosa collected from Algeria was determined by GC and GC/MS. The obtained results showed that the extracted oil contained nine fatty acids. The major compounds were hexadecanoic acid (42.2%), n-tetradecanoic acid (16.1%), 9-octadecenoic acid (7.7%) and 9-hexadecenoic acid (4.5%).

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B. Harkati, S. Akkal and M. Genevieve Dijoux Franca, "Composition of the Volatile Components Extracted from the Roots of Scorzonera undulata ssp deliciosa (Guiss) Maire: From Algeria," Green and Sustainable Chemistry, Vol. 2 No. 2, 2012, pp. 59-61. doi: 10.4236/gsc.2012.22010.

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