Essential Oil Chemical Composition of Mentha mozaffarianii Jamzad Seeds


  • Sara Tavakkoli-Khaledi Islamic Azad University
  • Jinous Asgarpanah Islamic Azad University



Mentha mozaffarianii, essential oil, piperitenone, piperitone


The seeds essential oil of the endemic species Mentha mozaffarianii growing wild in the south of Iran was analyzed by gas chromatography (GC) and GC-mass spectrometry (GC-MS). Charac-terization of individual components was performed using a commer-cial mass spectrometry library, and 25 components were identified. This analysis showed the presence of 3 volatile components, including piperitenone (35.6%), piperitone (27.1%) and 1,8-cineol (10.7%) as the main components.


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Author Biographies

Sara Tavakkoli-Khaledi, Islamic Azad University

  1. Herbal Medicines Research Center, Pharmaceutical Sciences Branch.
  2. Department of Phytochemistry and Essential Oil Technology, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Pharmaceutical Sciences Branch.

Jinous Asgarpanah, Islamic Azad University

  1. Young Researchers and Elite Club, Pharmaceutical Sciences Branch
  2. Department of Pharmacognosy, Faculty of Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences Branch


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