The headspace volatiles isolated from Lavandula stoechas L. by a solid-phase trapping extraction technique in which the volatiles were trapped in Porapak Q after 3 h of 400 mL/min N2 flow through were analyzed by GC/MS by Kim and Lee (2002) and found to be as follows:
The authors further showed that the choice of fiber used for SPME headspace isolation had a profound effect on the volatile composition obtained.
Dedalioglu and Evrendilek (2004) screened a few Turkish oils for their antibacterial activity. Among the oils screened was a water-distilled oil of L. stoechas that was produced from Turkish grown plants. The oil screened was determined to possess the following composition: