DOI Number : 10.5614/j.math.fund.sci.2014.46.3.5
Hits : 19

Litsea cubeba Essential Oil Yield Harvested from Different Habitat Types on Mt. Papandayan, West Java, Indonesia

Ichsan Suwandhi1,2, Cecep Kusmana1, Ani Suryani3 & Tatang Tiryana4

1Departement of Silviculture, Faculty of Forestry Institut Pertanian Bogor,
Jalan Raya Darmaga Kampus IPB Darmaga Bogor 16680, Indonesia
2School of Life Sciences and Technology, Institut Teknologi Bandung,
Jalan Ganesha No. 10, Bandung 40132, Indonesia
3Department of Agroindustrial Technology, Faculty of Agriculture Engineering and Technology IPB, Jalan Raya Darmaga Kampus IPB Darmaga Bogor 16680, Indonesia
4Departement of Forest Management, Faculty of Forestry, Institut Pertanian Bogor,
Jalan Raya Darmaga Kampus IPB Darmaga Bogor 16680, Indonesia
Email: ichsan@sith.itb.ac.id

 


Abstract. The objective of this research was to determine the yield and chemical composition of Litsea cubeba essential oil harvested from different habitat types on Mount Papandayan, West Java, Indonesia. The methods used were determination of sample plots at each habitat, followed by laboratory testing. Leaf samples were taken from each plot, the oil was extracted in the laboratory using steam distillation, which was subsequently analyzed by GC-MS. The results showed that the yield of essential oil was high (2.76-9.33%). The three dominant chemical compounds found were eucalyptol (16.97-55.78%), α-terpinenyl acetate (7.27-20.44%), and sabinene (14.45-68.05%). The results confirmed the expectation that Litsea cubeba essential oils extracted from Litsea cubeba trees growing in various habitats on Mount Papandayan would show a variety in yield and chemical composition.

Keywords: composition; essential oil; Litsea cubeba; site types; varieties.

Download Article
 
Bahasa Indonesia | English
 
 
 

Notification:

Begin on 10 October 2014 this website is no longer activated for article process in Journal of Mathematical and Fundamental Sciences, Journal of Engineering and Technological Sciences, Journal of ICT Research and Applications and Journal of Visual Art and Design. The next process will be proceeded under new website at http://journals.itb.ac.id.

For detail information please contact us to: journal@lppm.itb.ac.id.

 
       
       
       ITB Journal Visitor Number #9905461       
       Jl. Tamansari 64, Bandung 40116, Indonesia Visitor IP Address #       
       Tel : +62-22-250 1759 ext. 121 2011 Institut Teknologi Bandung       
       Fax : +62-22-250 4010, +62-22-251 1215 XHTML + CSS + RSS       
       E-mail : journal@lppm.itb.ac.id or proceedings@lppm.itb.ac.id Developed by AVE