Chemical Composition and Antimicrobial Activity of Essential Oil of Thyme ( Thymus vulgaris ) from Eastern Morocco

@inproceedings{IMELOUANE2009ChemicalCA,
  title={Chemical Composition and Antimicrobial Activity of Essential Oil of Thyme ( Thymus vulgaris ) from Eastern Morocco},
  author={B. IMELOUANE and Hassan Amhamdi and Jean Paul Wathelet and M. ANKIT and Khadija Khedid and Ahmed Bachiri},
  year={2009}
}
The essential oil from flowering Thyme (Thymis vulgaris L.) an aromatic member of the Lamiaceae family, from Morocco, obtained by hydrodistillation, was analysed by GC/FID and GC/MS. The constituents were identified by their mass spectra and Kovats’ indices. Forty three compounds consisting 97.85% of the total components were identified from the oil obtained with 1% yield. Among those, camphor (38.54%), camphene (17.19%), α-pinene (9.35%), 1, 8-cineole (5.44%), borneol (4.91%) and β-pinene (3… CONTINUE READING

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