American Univesity of Beirut

Origanum Syriacum

​​​​​​​Species: Origanum Syriacum​
Common English Name: Syrian Marjoram
Common Arabic Name: زعتر بري‏
Location: the Baskinta Mountain at an altitude of up to 1500 meters

​Wild


​Cultivated


Compound
​RI
​Area %
​Compound
​RI
​Area %
thujene
912​
​2.49
thujene
​916
​2.15
α-pinene
918
1.34
​α-pinene​​
923
1.56
camphene
​933
​0.24
camphene
​937
0.22
​β-pinene​​
961
0.34
​β-pinene​
965
0.33
​myrcene
977​
​2.69
myrcene
​982
​3.25
​α-phellandrene​
991
0.54
​α-phellandrene​
995
0.83
α-terpinene
​1003
​3.57
​δ-Carene
​998
​0.19
​p-cymene​
1014
12.82
​α-terpinene​
​1009
5.39
​γ-terpinene​
1049
16.06
​Para-cymene​
1020
14.62
terpinolene​1076
​0.21
​Limonene1022
​0.72
borneol
​1156
​0.22
​β-ocimene
​1028
​0.12
​terpinen-4-ol
​1172
0.64​ ​β-ocimene
​1040
​0.2
thymol
​1279
​2.62
​γ-terpinene
​1057
​20.15
carvacrol
​1302
​50.03
​Cis sabinene hydrate
1063​
​0.86
​β-caryophyllene
​1404
​2.94
terpinolene
​1077
​0.28
aromadendrene
1422
0.12
Linalool
1091
0.29
​α-humulene
1438
0.27
​Terpinole – 4 - ol​​
1171
0.12
bicyclogermacrene
1478
0.11
​thymol
1293
25.53
​caryophyllene oxide
​1569
0.13
​carvacrol
​1305
15.6


​97.38
​β-caryophyllene
​1412
​4.55



​α-humulene
1444
​0.34

​β-Bisabolene
1496
​0.22

​γ- cadinene
​​1501
​0.13



​caryophyllene oxide​
1574
0.12






​​97.77

  • Related Publications
    • Atallah, S., Production, postharvest and economic potentials of Origanum syriacum as a new crop in Lebanon, 2006.View Abstract​
    • Kassaify, Z., Gerges, DD., Jaber, LS., Hamadeh, SK., Saliba, NA., Talhouk, SN., Barbour, EK., Bioactivity of origanum syriacum essential oil against candida albicans, Journal of Herbs, Spices and Medicinal Plants 2008 14 (3-4):185-199. View Abstract​
    • Dankar, S., Evaluation of a vaccine and a newly developed essential oil against H9N2-avian Influenza, 2006. View Thesis​
    • Gergis, D., Development of essential oil-based vaginal douche against Candidiasis, 2007. View Thesis​



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