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Table 1 Chemical composition of the essential oil from aerial parts of M. spicatai

From: Chemical composition, antioxidant, antimicrobial and Antiproliferative activities of essential oil of Mentha spicata L. (Lamiaceae) from Algerian Saharan atlas

Constituents LRI %Area Method of Identification a
α-pinene 941 0.7 MS; LRI; RC
sabinene 977 0.6 MS; LRI; RC
β-pinene 982 1.1 MS; LRI; RC
myrcene 993 0.8 MS; LRI; RC
3-octanol 994 0.3 MS; LRI; RC
α-terpinene 1020 0.3 MS; LRI; RC
p-cymene 1028 0.2 MS; LRI; RC
limonene 1032 16.1 MS; LRI; RC
1,8-cineole 1034 8.7 MS; LRI; RC
(Z)-β-ocimene 1042 0.3 MS; LRI; RC
(E)-β-ocimene 1052 0.1 MS; LRI; RC
γ-terpinene 1063 0.4 MS; LRI; RC
cis-sabinene hydrate 1070 0.8 MS; LRI; RC
terpinolene 1090 0.2 MS; LRI; RC
linalool 1101 0.2 MS; LRI; RC
nonanal 1104 0.1 MS; LRI; RC
cis-p-menth-2-en-1-ol 1123 0.2 MS; LRI
δ-terpineol 1172 0.5 MS; LRI
4-terpineol 1179 1.5 MS; LRI; RC
α-terpineol 1191 0.3 MS; LRI; RC
cis-dihydrocarvone 1195 3.9 MS; LRI; RC
trans-carveol 1219 0.2 MS; LRI; RC
(Z)-3-hexenyl isovalerate 1238 0.9 MS; LRI; RC
pulegone 1239 0.5 MS; LRI; RC
carvone 1244 49.5 MS; LRI; RC
dihydroedulan IA 1292 0.1 MS; LRI
isodihydrocarvyl acetate 1329 0.6 MS; LRI
cis-carvyl acetate 1364 0.3 MS; LRI; RC
β-elemene 1392 0.3 MS; LRI
(Z)-jasmone 1395 0,3 MS; LRI; RC
β-caryophyllene 1419 2.7 MS; LRI; RC
β-copaene 1430 0.2 MS; LRI
aromadendrene 1440 0.1 MS; LRI; RC
α-humulene 1455 0.2 MS; LRI; RC
cis-muurola-4(14),5-diene 1463 0.3 MS; LRI
germacrene D 1482 2.1 MS; LRI
bicyclogermacrene 1496 0.7 MS; LRI
germacrene A 1505 0.7 MS; LRI
δ-cadinene 1524 0.2 MS; LRI
spathulenol 1577 0.2 MS; LRI
caryophyllene oxide 1582 0.3 MS; LRI; RC
1,10-di-epi-cubenol 1615 0.2 MS; LRI
T-cadinol 1641 0.3 MS; LRI
T-muurolol 1642 0.2 MS; LRI
Monoterpene hydrocarbons   20.8  
Oxygenated monoterpenes   67.2  
Sesquiterpene hydrocarbons   7.5  
Oxygenated sesquiterpenes   1.2  
Other Compounds   1.7  
Total identified   98.4  
  1. aMethod of identification: MS mass spectrum, LRI linear retention index, RC reference compound