Juniperberry Oil In 1983, Popesco used TLC and IR to examine the composition of juniperberry oil of Romanian origin. The following components were tentatively identified by the above-described inaccurate laboratory technique of TLC separation and characterization:
According to Mambetsadytov et al. (1990), the main components of Russian juniperberry oil were:
Furthermore, they found that the monoterpene content was lowest during the summer months.
The enantiomeric distribution of terpinen-4-ol found in 8.1% amount in a commercial sample of juniperberry oil was determined by Ravid et al. (1992) to be: