The essential oil of ‘greater galangal’ [Alpinia galanga (L.) Willd.] from the lower Himalayan region of India
Article first published online: 16 APR 2002
Copyright © 2002 John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.
Flavour and Fragrance Journal
Volume 17, Issue 5, pages 358–360, September/October 2002
How to Cite
Raina, V. K., Srivastava, S. K. and Syamasunder, K. V. (2002), The essential oil of ‘greater galangal’ [Alpinia galanga (L.) Willd.] from the lower Himalayan region of India. Flavour Fragr. J., 17: 358–360. doi: 10.1002/ffj.1105
- Issue published online: 16 APR 2002
- Article first published online: 16 APR 2002
- Manuscript Accepted: 16 NOV 2001
- Manuscript Revised: 14 NOV 2001
- Manuscript Received: 9 AUG 2001
- Alpinia galanga;
- essential oil constituents;
The volatile constituents of the rhizomes and leaves of Alpinia galanga, growing in the arboretum of CIMAP Field Station Pant Nagar, were analysed by GC and GC–MS. The main constituents identified in the rhizome oil were 1,8-cineole (39.4%) and β-pinene (11.9%). The leaf oil contained 1,8-cineole (32.5%), β-pinene (22.7%) and camphor (12.8%), as major constituents. Copyright © 2002 John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.