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Research Article Volume 7 Issue 3

Intraspecific Chemical Variability in the Essential Oils of Tetraclinis articulata Vahl Masters

Mbarek Bourkhiss1*, Mohammed lachkar1, Noureddine Ameziane2 and Tahar Lakhlifi3

1Engineering Laboratory of Organometallic, Molecular Materials and Environment, Faculty of Sciences, University Sidi Mohammed Ben Abdellah, Morocco
2Natural Resources Management and Development Team, Laboratory of Health and Environment, Faculty of Sciences, Moulay Ismail University, Meknes, Morocco
3Molecular Chemistry and Natural Substances Laboratory, Faculty of Science, University Moulay Ismail, Morocco

*Corresponding Author: Mbarek Bourkhiss, Engineering Laboratory of Organometallic, Molecular Materials and Environment, Faculty of Sciences, University Sidi Mohammed Ben Abdellah, Morocco.

Received: October 17, 2022; Published: February 12, 2023


The purpose of this work is to explore the chemical variability of essential oils of leaves Tetraclinis articulata (Vahl) originating in five localities distributed within the Moroccan Tetraclinis. A significant variation is observed between the outputs according to the forest source of the samples going from 0, 22% to 0, 84%. The chemical composition shows a notable quantitative variation in particular between the majority compounds mainly α-pinene, camphor, bornyl acetate and borneol, without however being able to define distinct chemical races.

Keywords: Tetraclinis articulata (Vahl), Morocco, Essential Oil, Leaves, Chemical Variability, Forest Tree Provenance, Yield, Chemical Composition


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Citation: Mbarek Bourkhiss., et al. “Intraspecific Chemical Variability in the Essential Oils of Tetraclinis articulata Vahl Masters". Acta Scientific Pharmaceutical Sciences 7.3 (2023): 45-49.


Copyright: © 2022 Mbarek Bourkhiss., et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.


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