GC Analysis of Leptospermum scoparium Essential Oil on SLB®-5ms

GC Analysis of Leptosperµm scoparium Essential Oil on SLB®-5ms


column SLB-5ms, 30 m x 0.25 mm I.D., 0.25 µm (28471-U)
oven 50 °C, 3 °C/min to 250 °C (5 min)
carrier gas helium, 30 cm/sec, constant
sample Leptospennum scoparium essential oil diluted 10:1 in n-hexane
injection 1 µL, 50:1 split
injection 280 °C
detector FlD, 280 °C


Analysis Note Leptosperµm scoparium is also known as the "Manuka" or "Tea Tree", and is native to New Zealand and southeastern Australia. Products made using this tree are reputed to have antiseptic properties for certain bacteria. This application illustrates the analysis of the essential oil on the SLB-Sms, along with identification of several of the main constituents.
Categories Analytical Chromatography, GC Applications, Essential Oils
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