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[Comparison of chemical constituents of essential oils from Elsholtzia splendens and cultivated Mosla chinensis by GC-MS analysis]
Beijing College of Traditional Chinese Medicine.
Xiangru (Labiatae) is a well-known drug used in Chinese traditional medicine. Chemical constituents of essential oils from Elsholtzia splendens and cultivated Mosla chinensis were compared by GC-MS/DS combination on SE-54 capillary column (30 m x 0.32 mm). Forty-three components were identified in Elsholtzia splendens Nakai ex F.Maekawa. The total content of the components in the essential oil was found to be 90.61%. Among them the major constituents are elsholtzia ketone (80.81%). Fifty components were identified in cultivated Mosla chinensis, with a total content of 93.91% in the essential oil. The major constituents are carvacrol (51.11%), thymol (22.00%), and etc.