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dc.contributor.authorAkeng'a, T. A. R.
dc.contributor.authorChhabra, S. C.
dc.date.accessioned2015-06-11T08:35:04Z
dc.date.available2015-06-11T08:35:04Z
dc.date.issued1998
dc.identifier.citationEast African Journal of Science 1(1): 48-51 (May 1998)en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://ir-library.ku.ac.ke/handle/123456789/12872
dc.descriptionResearch Articleen_US
dc.description.abstractThe essential oil of fresh leaves of Eucalyptus globulus Labill. (Myrtaceae) obtained from Muguga Arboretum, Kiambu District, Kenya, was extracted by steam distillation for varying times and analysed using GC and GC-MS. The optimum time was found to be 5 hours with the yield of the oil being 2.48% while the content of 1,8-cineole was found to be 55.87%. Other constituents in this medical oil include eudesmol, (±)-linalool, B-pinene,trans-citral, carvone and a-terpineolen_US
dc.description.sponsorshipKenyatta Universityen_US
dc.language.isoenen_US
dc.publisherFaculty of Science Kenyatta Universityen_US
dc.subjectMyrtaceaeen_US
dc.subjectEucalyptus globulus Labillen_US
dc.subject1,8-cineoleen_US
dc.subjectEssential oilen_US
dc.subjectGas chromatographymass spectrometryen_US
dc.subjectMedical oilen_US
dc.titleAnalysis of Essential Oil from Kenyan Eucalyptus Globulus Labill.en_US
dc.typeArticleen_US


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