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The rhizome oil of Kaempferia rotunda Val

Sirat, Hasnah Mohd and Jamil, Shajarahtunnur and Siew, Lee Wai (2005) The rhizome oil of Kaempferia rotunda Val. Journal of Essential Oil Research, 17 (3). pp. 306-307. ISSN 1041-2905

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Official URL: http://doi.dx.org/10.1080/10412905.2005.9698911


The chemical composition of the rhizome oil of Kaempferia rotunda isolated by hydrodistillation was analyzed by capillary GC and GC/MS. The main constituents found in the oil were pentadecane (25.4%), bornyl acetate (24.9%), benzyl benzoate (15.3%) and camphor (12.1%).

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Benzyl benzoate, bornyl acetate, bamphor, essential oil composition, kaempferia rotunda. pentadecane, zingiberaceae
Subjects:T Technology > TP Chemical technology
Divisions:Chemical and Natural Resources Engineering
ID Code:7423
Deposited By: Maznira Sylvia Azra Mansor
Deposited On:02 Jan 2009 08:45
Last Modified:23 Oct 2017 03:47

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