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Ali Khadivi

Ali Khadivi

Academic rank: Professor
ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-6354-445X
Education: PhD.
ScopusId: 43661256800
Faculty: Agriculture and Environment
Address: Arak University
Phone: 086-32623022

Research

Title
Essential oil characterization of Satureja rechingeri in Iran
Type
JournalPaper
Keywords
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Year
2014
Journal Industrial Crops and Products
DOI
Researchers javad Hadiyan ، Hassan Esmaeili ، Farsad Nadjafi ، Ali Khadivi

Abstract

In this research, phytochemical variation among seven populations of Satureja rechingeri was assessed based on essential oil composition and rosmarinic acid content. There was a wide variability for rosmarinic acid content among the studied populations, but the essential oil composition was homogeneous. The main chemical component in oils of all the studied populations was carvacrol (89.20–96.20%). Rosmarinic acid content of methanolic extracts had considerable variation varying from 0.54 to 7.29% (w/w) of the dry matters based on qualitative and quantitative TLC analysis. Carvacrol was negatively correlated with ?-pinene, p-cymene, limonene and thymol. Cluster analysis using the unweighted pair group method with arithmetic means (UPGMA) grouped the studied seven populations into two main clusters based on phytochemical compositions which all the studied populations were known as carvacrol chemotypes. Thus, S. rechingeri can be introduced as a rich carvacrol source in full flowering stage.