ACTIVE PRINCIPLES PRODUCTION OF SOME SORTS AND POPULATIONS OF MELISSA OFFICINALIS L.

O. MARIAN, Leon Sorin MUNTEAN

Abstract


In this paper we tried to determine the volatile oil and polifhenolic content of 11 populations (germania, germania o, germania 1, germania 2, germania 3, populația de cluj, timișoara, polonia, cehia, franța melissa 349) and 2 sorts of melissa officinalis l. species (lemona și citronella). cultivars and populations of melissa officinalis l. had a different content of volatile oil and poliphenolic compound. for 3 populations (populația de cluj, timișoara and citronella) there was also conducted a research regarding the quality of poliphenolic acid. the results indicate the presence of othe poliphenolic compounds such as  galic acid, protocatecuic acid, cafeic acid and p-cumaric acid, beside the rosmarinic acid in different proportions.


Keywords


Melissa officinalis L., cultivars, content of volatile oil

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