Constituents of the essential oil of Sideritis cretica boiss



The essential oil constituents of Sideritis cretica Boiss have been investigated by gas chromatography-mass spectrometry. Over 30 compounds were identified or partially identified in the oil which was obtained by steam distillation. The compounds reported in this work are: limonene, β-phellandrene, γ-terpinene, p-cymene, hexanol, nonanal, 1-octen-3-ol, a-copaene, linalool, octanol, 1-terpinen-4-ol, caryophyllene, pulegone, β-farnesene, terpineole, borneol, carvone, naphthalene, zingiberene, trimethyl-dihydro-naphthalene, β-cadinene, ar-curcumene, anethol, damascenone, calamene, colacorene, hexenyl benzoate, γ-decalactone, drimenol, thymol, carvacrol, diterpenes, diethyl phthalate and benzyl benzoate.