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Classification of volatile oil as per functional group

Classification of volatile oil as per functional group

Aldehyde volatile oils –

Lemon peel, orange peel, cinnamon, citronella oil, lemon-grass, bitter almond

• Alcohol volatile oils – Sandalwood, cardamom, coriander, peppermint, orange flower oil, rose oil

• Ester volatile oils – Gaultheria, mustard,lavender Hydrocarbon volatile oils Black pepper, turpentine

• Ketone volatile oils – Spearmint,buchu,camphor,musk,civet oil
Oxide volatile oils Chenopodium,eucalyptus

• Phenolic ether volatile oils -Anise,fennel,nutmeg

• Phenol volatile oils –
Clove,thyme,creosote

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