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Minerals Content, Essential Oils Composition and Physicochemical Properties of Citrus jambhiri Lush. (Rough Lemon) from the Sudan

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Minerals content of Citrus jambhiri (rough lemon) fruit was qualitatively and quantitatively analyzed using atomic absorption spectroscopy (AAS) and flame atomic emission spectrometry (FAES). The peel, moisture and ash contents of rough lemon were found to be 18.35%, 23.75% and 2.04% respectively. Vitamin C (ascorbic acid) of rough lemon juice was found to be 70.0 mg/100 g. The chemical composition of essential oil of rough lemon peel was determined. The major compound was found to be limonene (84.5%) followed by sabinene, β-myrcene, α-terpineol, 1,3-tetradecadiene and linalool.


International Letters of Chemistry, Physics and Astronomy (Volume 14)
A. M.A. Mohammed et al., "Minerals Content, Essential Oils Composition and Physicochemical Properties of Citrus jambhiri Lush. (Rough Lemon) from the Sudan", International Letters of Chemistry, Physics and Astronomy, Vol. 14, pp. 25-30, 2013
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