Characterization of essential oils extracted from different aromatic plants by FTIR spectroscopy

  • Maria Ioana MORAR
  • Florinela FETEA
  • Ancuta Mihaela ROTAR
  • Melinda NAGY
  • Cristina Anamaria SEMENIUC University of Agricultural Sciences and Veterinary Medicine Cluj-Napoca
Keywords: FTIR analysis, essential oils, aromatic plants, dried leaves


Four essential oils isolated from dried leaves of parsley, lovage, basil, and thyme were investigated by FTIR spectroscopy. FTIR spectra revealed characteristic key bands for the main compounds of tested essential oils.