A Review of The X-ray Powder Diffraction (XRD) and Fourier Transform Infrared Spectroscopy (FTIR) Characterization for Essential Oil

  • Nur Sakinah Mahazir
  • Siti Amira Othman


The samples that were analysed using FTIR and XRD are reviewed in this study. Genuine commercial essential oils as well as essential oils mixed with nanoparticles were employed. According to FTIR studies, commercial essential oils only comprise 20% true essential oil and are mixed with impurities. Aside from that, each essential oil contains molecules such as C=C, C=O, and –OH. The creation of an inclusion complex between thymus essential oil (TEO) and nanoparticles (NS) components was revealed by XRD analysis. GEO composite sheets including PVA/GA/CS were found to be potential wound dressing and food packaging solutions.


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How to Cite
MAHAZIR, Nur Sakinah; OTHMAN, Siti Amira. A Review of The X-ray Powder Diffraction (XRD) and Fourier Transform Infrared Spectroscopy (FTIR) Characterization for Essential Oil. International Journal of Advanced Research in Technology and Innovation, [S.l.], v. 3, n. 4, p. 1-4, dec. 2021. ISSN 2682-8324. Available at: <https://myjms.mohe.gov.my/index.php/ijarti/article/view/16356>. Date accessed: 25 may 2022.