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Table 2 Major compounds detected in lemon balm oil

From: Comparison of the antibacterial activity of essential oils and extracts of medicinal and culinary herbs to investigate potential new treatments for irritable bowel syndrome

Compound (Tentative identification) Approximate percentage mass
Citronellal 29.79
Geraniol/Nerol 19.85
Citronellol 11.20
Citronellol acetate 4.07
Isopulegol 3.59
Limonene 3.23
Linalyl acetate 2.80
Unknown 2.62
Unknown 2.55
Unknown 1.87
Linalool 1.65
Camphene 1.44
Citral 1.42
Caryophyllene 1.35
Unknown 1.05