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Table 7 Volatile compounds with anti-inflammatory and antioxidant activities

From: Methanol extract of Dicranopteris linearis L. leaves impedes acetaminophen-induced liver intoxication partly by enhancing the endogenous antioxidant system

Volatile compound Reported pharmacological activity/activitiesa
Phenol, 2,6-bis(1,1-dimethylethyl) • Anti-inflammatory [30]
2-Hexadecen-1-ol, 3,7,11,15-tetramethyl-, [R-[R*,R*-(E)]]- • Anti-inflammatory [31]
Methyl palmitate • Antifibrotic [32]
• Anti-inflammatory [33]
• Antioxidant [34]
Methyl 3-(3,5-di-tert-butyl-4-hydroxyphenyl) propionate • Antioxidant [35]
Gibberellin A3 • Anti-inflammatory [36]
N-Methyl-1-adamantaneacetamide • Anti-inflammatory [37]
Shikimic acid • Anti-inflammatory [38]
• Antioxidant [39]
  1. aPharmacological activity/activities – only reports related to the antioxidant and/or anti-inflammatory activities of the respective compounds was cited