Chemical composition and antimicrobial activity of Chamaecyparis obtusa leaf essential oil.
Fitoterapia. 2007 Feb ;78(2):149-52. Epub 2006 Nov 14. PMID: 17161919
The essential oil obtained from the leaves of Chamaecyparis obtusa was analyzed by GC and GC-MS. alpha-Terpinyl acetate, sabinene, isobornyl acetate and limonene were found to be the major components. The oil showed relatively strong antibacterial activities against Gram (+) bacteria and some fungi.