Essential Oil Composition of Thymus fallax From Adıyaman (Turkey)

Omer Kilic, Sinasi Yildirimli


Thymus fallax Fisch. & Mey. is a native plant belongs to Lamiaceae family; which can use in ethnobotany, modern medicine, aromateraphy and in different industries for its essential oils. In this study the essential oil components aerial parts of Thymus fallax was examined by GC-MS technique. Forty nine constituents were determined representing 92.6% oil. The main compounds and chemotypes of studied sample were carvacrol (24.3%), thymol (8.9%), -terpineol (6.9%), borneol (6.4%) and carveol (6.2%). With this study, chemotypes of studied taxa were detected carvacrol and thymol. Studied plant samples were found to be rich in respect to essential oils and the results discussed in terms of natural product.

Key words: Thymus, essential oil, thymol, carvacrol, natural products.

DOI: 10.7176/JSTR/6-08-10

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ISSN (online) 2422-8702