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Table 3 Composition of Thymus herba-barona essential oil before (A) during(B) and after (C) flowering

From: Anti-plasmodial and insecticidal activities of the essential oils of aromatic plants growing in the Mediterranean area

    Sample A Sample B Sample C
Compound ITS.EXPa ITS.LITb g/100g g/100g g/100g
Heptanone - 892 1.30 1.61 1.81
α-Thujene 929 930 0.17 0.18 0.16
α-Pinene 935 936 0.17 0.25 0.19
Camphene 950 954 0.25 0.43 0.33
Octanone 987 984 2.03 2.38 2.32
β-Myrcene 992 991 0.24 0.23 0.20
Octanol 996 995 0.20 0.98 1.07
α-Terpinene 1017 1017 0.20 0.19 0.19
p-Cymene 1025 1025 1.00 0.87 0.94
Limonene 1030 1029 0.11 0.10 0.11
γ-Terpinene 1060 1060 1.83 1.45 1.24
Z-Sabinene hydrate 1068 1070 0.23 0.25 0.09
Nonanone 1088 1090 0.41 0.46 0.59
Linalool 1104 1097 38.86 47.26 55.15
Borneol 1166 1169 2.89 3.63 3.05
Terpinen-4-ol 1177 1177 0.44 0.44 0.45
Carvacrol methyl ether 1245 1245 0.27 1.38 0.55
Thymol 1293 1290 0.81 0.70 0.22
Carvacrol 1307 1299 45.00 34.60 28.59
Carvacrol acetate 1374 1373 0.31 n.r. n.r.
β-Caryophyllene 1417 1419 2.20 2.06 1.67
trans-α-Bergamotene 1435 1435 0.06 0.06 0.06
α-Humulene 1451 1455 0.08 0.08 0.06
Caryophyllene oxide 1579 1583 0.63 0.32 0.38
TOTAL    99.69 99.91 99.42
  1. a Experimental Linear Retention Index on Mega5 Column.
  2. b Linear Retention Index on Mega5 Column from Literature (Adams 2007).