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Table 2 Major compounds in essential oils from fresh Amomum species

From: Steam sauna and mother roasting in Lao PDR: practices and chemical constituents of essential oils of plant species used in postpartum recovery

   VL2112 A. villosum VL2079 A. villosum VL2059 A. microcarpum
   Leaves (g) Rhizome (g) Leaves (g) Fruit (g) Leaves (g) Fruit (g)
Chemical name CAS number 1000 780 1000 360 700 350
b-pinene 127-91-3 6.3 46.2 19.7 15.2 8.0 4.8
b-phellandrene 555-10-2 6.8 - - - - -
D-limonene 5989-27-5 8.4 - 8.1 1.2 4.5 0.4
L-fenchone 1195-79-5 8.9 4.8 2.7 2.6 - -
pino-camphone 547-60-4 5.0 - - - - -
camphor 76-22-2 - - 23.2 31.4 - -
terpinen-4-ol 562-74-3 7.3 8.6 3.6 3.1 - -
a-terpinene 99-86-5 16.1 1.4 - - - -
a-terpineol 98-55-5 4.5 1.1 - - - -
iso-borneol 124-76-5 3.1 - - - - -
linalool 78-70-6 - - - - 40.4 25.4
borneol 5655-61-8 - - 1.8 2.0 6.5 -
nerolidol 7212-44-4 - - - - 22.3 49.4
bornylacetate 76-49-3 - - 14.5 17.0 - -
Fresh material oil content (‰) 1.20 0.40 0.20 1.50 0.70 1.40