MANGOSTEEN (Garcinia mangostana L) – VOLATILE FLAVOUR COMPONENTS

Mangostin

Mangostin

Volatile flavour components of mangosteen Garcinia mangostana L.

Group

Compounds

Alcohols

Hexan-1-ol, (Z )-hex-3-en-1-ol

Aldehydes

Acetone, benzaldehyde, hexanal,and ketones (E)-hex-2-enal, 2-furaldehyde,furfuryl methyl ketone,5-methyl-2-furaldehyde,nonanal, phenylacetaldehyde

Esters

Hexyl acetate,(Z )-hex-3-enyl-acetate

Hydrocarbons

Ethyl cyclohexane, toluene, octane, o-, m-, p-xylene, heptane

Miscellaneous

Dichloromethane, pyridine

Source

1. MacLeod, A.J. and Pieris, N.M. (1982) Volatile flavour components of mangosteen, Garcinia mangostana. Phytochemistry 21, 117–119.