Year 2019, Volume 2 , Issue 2, Pages 125 - 132 2019-12-26

Determination of Essential Oil Content and Composition, Total Phenolic Content and Antioxidant Activities of Pastinaca sativa L. subsp urens (Req. Ex Gordon)

Bekir TOSUN [1] , Tahsin KARADOĞAN [2] , Arif ŞANLI [3]

This study was carried out in 2017 in order to determine the essential oil composition, total phenolic contents and antioxidant activity of fruits and above-ground parts of Pastinaca sativa L. subsp urens (Req. Ex Gordon) Celak, which grow naturally in the flora of Göller Region, Turkey. Plant samples were collected at full flowering and fruit samples were collected at theyellow maturing period. The essential oils were obtained by hydro-distillation and components of the oils were identified by gas chromatography/mass spectrometry. Methanol extracts of fruit and plant samples were used for total phenolic content and antioxidant activity. Total phenolic contents were 50.40 ± 1.40 mg/gr and 67.86 ± 1.02 mg/gr in the fruit and herb samples, respectively. Antioxidant activity of the herb extract was higher than the fruits. Essential oil contents of fruit and herb samples were 3.20% and 0.33% and the numbers of components forming essential oils were 28 and 29, respectively. There were 47 different components identified in total for fruit and herb samples. The main component of the fruit oil was octyl butyrate (90.4%), while cis-ocimen (38.2%), Furanone (14.1%), octyl Butyrate (13.2%) and Butanoic acid (11.1%) were the major components of the herba essential oil.

Pastinaca sativa L. subsp. urens, Phenolic Content, Antioxidant Activity, Essential Oil Content and Component
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Primary Language en
Subjects Agricultural, Engineering
Published Date December
Journal Section Articles

Orcid: 0000-0002-2470-3865
Author: Bekir TOSUN (Primary Author)
Institution: Burdur Mehmet Akif Ersoy Üniversitesi, Tarım, Hayvancılık ve Gıda Araştırmaları Uygulama ve Araştırma Merkezi
Country: Turkey

Orcid: 0000-0002-3422-8295
Author: Tahsin KARADOĞAN
Institution: Isparta Uygulamalı Bilimiler Üniversitesi, Ziraat Fakültesi, Tarla Bitkileri Bölümü
Country: Turkey

Orcid: 0000-0002-5443-2082
Author: Arif ŞANLI
Institution: Isparta Uygulamalı Bilimler Üniversitesi, Ziraat Fakültesi, Tarla Bitkileri Bölümü
Country: Turkey

Supporting Institution TUBİTAK (Turkey Bilimsel ve Teknolojik Araştırma Kurumu, grant number: 113O284)
Project Number 113O284
Thanks The authors are grateful to Dr. Hasan ÖZÇELİK from Süleyman Demirel University Biology Department for identifying the plants, to TUBİTAK (Turkey Bilimsel ve Teknolojik Araştırma Kurumu, grant number: 113O284) for financial support. This study is derived from PhD thesis named “Göller Yöresinde Yayılış Gösteren Apiaceae Familyasına Ait Bazı Bitki Türlerinin Ekonomik Değerleri ile Kültüre Alma Potansiyellerinin Belirlenmesi”.

Publication Date : December 26, 2019

APA TOSUN, B , KARADOĞAN, T , ŞANLI, A . (2019). Determination of Essential Oil Content and Composition, Total Phenolic Content and Antioxidant Activities of Pastinaca sativa L. subsp urens (Req. Ex Gordon). Current Perspectives on Medicinal and Aromatic Plants (CUPMAP) , 2 (2) , 125-132 . Retrieved from