GC Analysis of Ravensara aromatica Essential Oil on SLB®-5ms

GC Analysis of Ravensara aromatica 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 ravensara aromatica essential oil diluted 1:10 in n-hexane
injection 1 µL, 50:1 split
inj. temp. 280 °C
detector FlD, 280 °C


Analysis Note Ravensara aromatica, which is a member of the laurel family, is a tree indigenous to Madagascar. The aromatic oil derived from its leaves and stems is used in the perfume industry and in herbal-based medicinal preparations as an antiseptic, anti-bacterial, and anti-viral. This application illustrates the separation of several of the more significant compounds on the SLS-5ms.
Categories Analytical Chromatography, GC Applications, Essential Oils
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