GC study of essential oil from Salviae officinalis L. folium - sage leaves

Written by Németh T. Sebastian, Németh Tibor, Máthé Imre, Veres Katalin, Farkas Ágnes, Papp Nóra, Horváth Györgyi

The aim of the study was to analyse the chemical compounds of Aetheroleum Salviae obtained from sage leaves cropped in 2005 from Romos (Hunedoara, Romania). Using the supercritical fluid extraction method followed by GC and MS, the authors identified 23 components , two of them (Kaurene and Guaiol) being quoted for the first time in Romanian specialized literature.


Keywords: gaschromatography, essential oil, Salvia officinalis

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