Volatile constituents from the oil of Trigonella foenum-graecum L

Journal of Essential Oil Research

Volume 4 - Number

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The essential oil of the aerial parts of Trigonella foenum-graecum has been studied by means of GC and GC/MS. The main components of the oil were found to be delta-cadinene (27.6%), alpha-cadinol (12.1%), gamma-eudesmol (11.2%) and alpha-bisabolol (10.5%).