Progress in Essential Oils

Ocimum gratissimum oil

A sample of O. gratissimum obtained from Zhanjiang (Guangdong, China) was analyzed by Zhu et al. (1993) using GC/MS.

Two years later, Zhu et al. (1995) analyzed another oil produced from Chinese grown O. gratissimum. The oil, which is used as a source of eugenol, was determined to possess the following composition:

An oil of O. gratissimum produced from plants grown in Andhra Pradesh (India) was analyzed by Bhattacharya et al. (1996) by GC (retention indices and co-injection) are found to contain:

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