The constituents of volatile oils from Thymus altaicus

  • J. Jenis Al-Farabi Kazakh National University
  • G. B. Bazhikova Al-Farabi Kazakh National University
  • M. A. Dusebaeva Al-Farabi Kazakh National University
  • Zh. A. Abilov Al-Farabi Kazakh National University
  • H. Aisa Xinjiang Technical Institutes of Physics and Chemistry, Central Asian of Drug Discovery and Development Xinjiang Key Laboratory of Plant Resources and Natural Product Chemistry, XTIPC CAS, R. P. China


The volatile oil constitutes were extracted from the aerial parts of Thymus altaicus by water steam distillation were analyzed by GC-MS method. Fifty six compounds were separated. Their relative contents were determined by area normalization in which 47 volatiles were identified. The major volatile oils of T. altaicus are 3- cyclohexene-1-methanol, α,α-4-trimethyl- (35.84%), benzene, 1-mehtyl-2-(1- methylethyl)-(15.24%), β-myrcene (10.30%), thymol (7.94%), 1,4-cyclohexadiene, 1-methyl-4-(1-methylethyl)-(5.34%), caryophyllene (5.26%), 1,6-octadien-3-ol,3,7-dimethyl (4.78%), 2,6-octadien-1-ol,3,7-dimethyl-, (E)- (2.06%), 2,6-octadien-1-ol, 3,7-dimethyl-, acetate, (E)- (1.31%), caryophyllene oxide (1.23%).


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How to Cite
JENIS, J. et al. The constituents of volatile oils from Thymus altaicus. International Journal of Biology and Chemistry, [S.l.], v. 7, n. 2, p. 74-77, dec. 2014. ISSN 2409-370X. Available at: <>. Date accessed: 19 sep. 2020. doi:


Thymus altaicus; Altay region; Volatile oils; GC-MS;