Composition of the Essential Oil of Stachys laxa Boiss. & Buhse

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The constituents of the essential oil of Stachys laxa Boiss. & Buhse growing wild in Iran were investigated by GC-MS for the first time. Thirty-three constituents were identified. Germacrene-D (40.1%), b -caryophylene (16.7%), b -phellandrene (5.5%), caryophyllene oxide (4.6%), linalool (3.2%) and ?-cadinol (2.6%) were found to be the major constituents of the oil.

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