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IJESD 2010 Vol.1(3): 287-289 ISSN: 2010-0264
DOI: 10.7763/IJESD.2010.V1.56

Study of the Volatile Compounds in Artemisia Sagebrush from Iran using HS/SPME/GC/MS

A. Nezhadali and M. Parsa

Abstract—The aerial parts of Artemisia Sagebrush were collected in August 2010 from Damavand ( Tehran Province of Iran ). It is air dried in a shadow place. A headspace solid-phase micro-extraction (HS-SPME) method followed by gas chromatography–mass spectrometry (GC/MS) was used for the analysis of volatile compounds in the leaves of Artemisia Sagebrush. The dried plant was powdered and the aroma compounds of a 0.05g were isolated by HS-SPME fiber in 15 min. The chemical compounds of plant were investigated by gas chromatography mass spectrometry (GC/MS). The oven temperature of GC was programmed between 60-250°C using DB-5 column. A total of 51 constituents, representing more than 96% of the volatiles were identified. The main compounds, were isobornyl acetate (19.56%) , eucalyptol (14.81%), (+) trans- chrysanthenyl acetate (12.76%), α- cubene (9.70%), borneol (9.06%), caryophyllene (7.03%), camphor (6.83%), γ-elemene (2.16%), umbellul one (1.73%) and copaene (1.37%). This herbal medicine traditionally uses as anti infectious, anti- bacterial, gastric tonic, digestive and stomachic in Iran. Consequently, this fast and simple method can be used for the analysis of the volatile compounds emitted from Artemisia Sagebrush.

Index TermsArtemisia Sagebrush volatile compounds, GC/MS, SPME, isobornyl acetate.

Dept. of Chemistry, Payame Noor University (PNU), Mashhad, Iran(e-mail:


Cite: A. Nezhadali and M. Parsa, "Study of the Volatile Compounds in Artemisia Sagebrush from Iran using HS/SPME/GC/MS," International Journal of Environmental Science and Development vol. 1, no. 3, pp. 287-289, 2010.

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