Composition of a monoterpenoid-rich essential oil from the rhizome of Zingiber officinale from north western Himalayas.

@article{Gupta2011CompositionOA,
  title={Composition of a monoterpenoid-rich essential oil from the rhizome of Zingiber officinale from north western Himalayas.},
  author={Suphla Bajpai Gupta and Pankaj Pandotra and G. R. Bharath Ram and Rajneesh Anand and Ajai Prakash Gupta and Kashif Husain and Yashbir Singh Bedi and Gopal Rao Mallavarapu},
  journal={Natural product communications},
  year={2011},
  volume={6 1},
  pages={
          93-6
        }
}
The chemical composition of the essential oil from the rhizome of ginger (Zingiber officinale Roscoe), collected from Nahan, Himachal Pradesh, India, was determined by gas chromatography and GC-MS. Fifty-one compounds, representing 95.1% of the oil, were identified. The oil was characterized by relatively large amounts of the monoterpenoids 1,8-cineole (10.9%), linalool (4.8%), borneol (5.6%), alpha-terpineol (3.6%), neral (8.1%), geraniol (14.5%), geranial (9.5%), trans-dimethoxy citral (5.0… CONTINUE READING