African Journal of
Pharmacy and Pharmacology

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Pharm. Pharmacol.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1996-0816
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJPP
  • Start Year: 2007
  • Published Articles: 2184

Table of Content: 22 February, 2017; 11(7)

February 2017

Essential oil compositions of leaf, stem-bark, stem, root, flower, and fruit with seed of Blighia unijugata Baker (Sapindaceae)

Essential oils from six different parts of Blighia unijugata Bak., were obtained using Clevenger-type apparatus; they gave yields between 0.061 and 0.824%. Chemical constituents of the oils were determined using gas chromatography coupled with mass spectrometry (GC-MS). The GC-MS analysis show forty-seven compounds are present in the leaf oil, twenty-one compounds are in stem-bark, twenty-four in stem oil, sixteen in...

Author(s): Dorcas Olufunke Moronkola, Usman Zaki Faruq, Oludoyin Adeseun Adigun and Clement Odunayo Ajiboye