Author : Abdulla, Mezher
Quantitative study of the volatile oil extracted from Rosamarinus officinalis L . growing in Karbala reigon as comparison with equivalent leaves imported from Jordan
karbala journal of pharmaceutical sciences,
Volume 1, Issue 1, Pages 81-84
A field study was conducted at the research station of medicinal plants of pharmacognocy branch/pharmacy collage of Kerbala'a University to quantity evaluation of volatile oil from plants were planting at deferent spaces between plants and comparison with rosmary leaves were imported from Jordan. The experiment consisted of four treatments included rosmary plants were planted at 20, 40, 60 and 80 cm between plants and the trial was carried out by using randomized complete blook design (R.C.B.D.) with three replicates. The results were referred to volatile oil content was increased with increasing of spaces between plants. The results were referred that treatment at (80 cm) as space planting between plants was gave a highest quantity of volatile oil compare with other treatments .The percentage of volatile oil of all treatments was reached to 1.90% , 2.20% , 2.30% , 2.80% respectively .The percentage of volatile oil of leaves was imported from Jordan its reached to 2.1% of volatile oil.
* University of Karbala / College of pharmacy / Department of Pharmacognosy
and Medical plant .
** Ministry of agriculture .