Author(s): Elham Morteza*1and Ali Joorabloo2
This study was conducted on experimental field at Garmsar zone in Iran during 2010 – 2011 in order to Evaluation of medicinal plant valerian (Valeriana officinalis L.) essential oil compositions cultivated at Garmsar zone in Iran. Sowing date was 20 September and planting densitiy was 80000 plant ha–1 . The volatile constituents of the root part of cultivated Valeriana officinalis were isolated by steam distillation and analysed by GC and GC-MS systems that were identified the 69 compositions. The results showed that oil percentage was 1.65%. The basic oil components among the identified 69 compounds were αFenchene (6.1%), Camphene (11%), Borneol (6.6%), Bornyl acetate (10.1%) and Valerenal (12.9%). and Our finding may give applicable advice to commercial and medicinal and aromatic plants researches for management for increase of quantity and quality yields in medicinal and aromatic plants farming.