Research of frankincense as a medicinal raw material of plant origin and obtainment of the essential oil from it


  • E. A. Bobrovska
  • M. V. Novіtska
Keywords: frankincense, resin, medicinal raw materials, essential oil, steam distillation, quality indicators

Abstract

The research results of the incense tree resin (Boswellia carteri) as a medicinal raw material of plant origin are presented in this article. Special attention is given to the question of obtaining essential oil by steam distillation. Defining the basic quality indicators of derived essential oils: organoleptic characteristics (comparison with the standard model), the presence of impurities (alcohol, fat, mineral oils), chemical constants (acid number, ether number).

Published
2017-09-29
How to Cite
Bobrovska, E. A., & NovіtskaM. V. (2017). Research of frankincense as a medicinal raw material of plant origin and obtainment of the essential oil from it. Reports of Vinnytsia National Medical University, 19(2), 288-292. Retrieved from https://reports-vnmedical.com.ua/index.php/journal/article/view/221