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Progress in Essential Oils

By: Brian M. Lawrence
Posted: May 31, 2013, from the June 2013 issue of P&F magazine.

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  • June 2013 issue, 58
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The composition of marjoram oil, which is obtained from Origanum majorana L., differs from that of the plant because on steam distillation the heat labile cis- and trans-sabinene hydrate and their corresponding acetates can be converted to terpinen-4-ol.

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