Hung Huy Nguyen, Dai Ngoc Do, Prabodh Satyal, Chung Thanh Nguyen, Nguyen Van Bui, Hien Thi Vu, William N Setzer


The essential oil from the leaves of Callicarpa arborea Roxb. growing wild in Vietnam, was obtained by hydrodistillation and analyzed by gas chromatography – mass spectrometry. The major constituents of leaves of C. arborea were β-selinene (23.9%), ar-turmerone (17.5%) and α-copaene (8.9%), with lesser concentrations of caryophyllene oxide (4.9%) and ar-turmerol (3.9%). The chemical composition of this essential oil sample is being reported for the first time.


Verbenaceae, Callicarpa arborea, essential oil

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