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ISSN: 2637-4706

Drug Designing & Intellectual Properties International Journal

Research Article(ISSN: 2637-4706)

Chemical Study by GC-MS of the Essential Oils of Certain Mints Grown In the Region of Settat (Morocco): Mentha Piperita, Mentha Pulegium and Mentha Spicata

Volume 1 - Issue 4

Ayoub Ainane1* ,Fatima khammour1,M’hamed Elkouali1,Mohammed Talbi1, El Hassan Abba2,Sanaa Cherroud2,Adnane Elyaacoubi2,Khadija Oumaskour3,Nabila Boujaber3,Said Benhar4 and Tarik Ainane2

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    • 1LCAPCM, Faculty of Sciences Ben Msik, University of Hassan II, BP 7955 Casablanca, Morocco
    • 2Superior School of Technology - Khenifra (EST-Khenifra), University of Sultan Moulay Slimane, PB 170, Khenifra, Morocco
    • 3Faculty of Sciences Eljadida, University of Chouaib Doukkali, Eljadida, Morocco
    • 4Institut National de Recherche Halieutique (INRH), Casablanca, Morocco

    *Corresponding author: Ayoub Ainane, LCAPCM, Faculty of Sciences Ben Msik, University of Hassan II, BP 7955 Casablanca 20660, Morocco

Received: June 06, 2018;   Published: June 11, 2018

DOI: 10.32474/DDIPIJ.2018.01.000120

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This work aims to evaluate the composition of the essential oils of certain mints grown in the region of Settat Morocco and to determine their chemical compositions. The essential oils obtained by hydrodistillation have an average yield of: 2.93% for Mentha pulegium, 1.23% for Mentha piperita and 0.91% for Mentha spicata. Analyzes of oils by GC-MS, showed the presence of several components including Menthone (42.97%) and Menthol (27.64%) are the major components of Mentha piperita, piperitone (31.27%) and piperitenone (22.98%) were obtained as the major compounds of Mentha pulegium, and so the main essential oil compounds of Mentha spicata are carvone (33.14%) and trans-Carveol (20.06%).

Keywords: Essential oils, Chemical composition, GC-MS, Mentha piperita, Mentha pulegium e, Mentha spicata.

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