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Progress in Essential Oils

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Lemon Verbena Oil In earlier reports on lemon verbena the taxonomic origin used was Aloysia trphylla (L’Her.) Britton [syn. Lippia citriodora Ortega ex Pers. Humb. Bonpl. et Kunth.; L. triphylla (L’Her.) Kuntze; Verbena triphylla L’Her.]; however, the most acceptable name is Aloysia citriodora Palau.

Frazao et al. (1982) reported that a sample of lemon verbena oil produced from plants of Portuguese origin was found to contain the following constituents:

alpha;-pinene (1.13%)

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