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Type: Artigo de Periódico
Issue Date: 2009
Authors: MAIA, José Guilherme Soares
ANDRADE, Eloisa Helena de Aguiar
Title: Database of the Amazon aromatic plants and their essential oils
Citation: MAIA, José Guilherme S.; ANDRADE, Eloísa Helena A. Database of the Amazon aromatic plants and their essential oils. Química Nova, São Paulo, v. 32, n. 3, p. 595-622, 2009. Disponível em: <http://www.scielo.br/pdf/qn/v32n3/a06v32n3.pdf>. Acesso em: 21 jan. 2013. <http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0100-40422009000300006>.
Abstract: The aromatic flora of the Amazon has been inventoried for 30 years. In this sense, were made over 500 field trips to collect over 2500 plants and to obtain more than 2000 essential oils and aroma concentrates, all of them submitted to GC and GC-MS. This work led to the creation of a database for the aromatic plants of the Amazon, which catalogs general information about 1250 specimens. The database has allowed the publication of the chemical composition of the oils and aromas of more than 350 species, associated with a larger number of chemical types. The essential oils of many species offer optimum conditions for economic exploitation and use in national and international market of fragrances, cosmetics, agricultural and household pesticides.
Keywords: Plantas aromáticas
Óleo aromático
Base de dados
Amazônia Brasileira
ISSN: 0100-4042
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