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Alma, M. H., Ertaş, M., Nitz, S., and Kollmannsberger, H. (2007). "Chemical composition and content of essential oil from the bud of cultivated Turkish clove (Syzygium aromaticum L.)," BioRes. 2(2), 265-269.


In this study, clove bud oil, which was cultivated in the Mediterranean region of Turkey, was provided from a private essential oil company in Turkey. Essential oil from clove (Syzygium aromaticum L.) was obtained from steam-distillation method, and its chemical composition was analyzed by GC and GC-MS. The results showed that the essential oils mainly contained about 87.00% eugenol, 8.01% eugenyl acetate and 3.56% β-Caryophyllene. The chemical composition of the Turkish clove bud oil was comparable to those of trees naturally grown in their native regions.
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