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Table 1 Chemical composition of essential oil isolated by hydrodistillation from P. graveolens leaves

From: Phytochemical composition and antimicrobial activities of the essential oils and organic extracts from pelargonium graveolens growing in Tunisia

Pic Compoundsa Rt (min) % of abundance
1 α-Pinene 8.829 0.28
2 Δ.3-Carene 11.724 0.07
3 E-β-Ocimene 12.033 0.17
4 Linalool 14.030 6.54
5 E-ROSE OXIDE 14.264 0.32
6 Z-ROSE OXIDE 14.739 0.12
7 Isomenthone 15.523 0.18
8 L-menthone 15.912 6.22
9 Menthomenthol 16.399 0.17
10 α-terpineol 16.639 0.30
11 Citronellol 17.961 27.53
12 Z-Citral 18.098 0.55
13 Geraniol 18.779 25.85
14 6-Octen-1-ol, 3,7-dimethyl-, formate 19.111 8.75
15 2,6-Octadien-1-ol, 3,7-dimethyl-, formate 19.780 2.70
16 Z-2,6-Dimethyl-2,6-octadiene 21.062 0.21
17 α.-Copaene 21.714 0.18
18 acetate de Geranyl 21.869 0.74
19 β. BOURBONENE 21.961 0.22
20 E-(.β.)-CARYOPHYLLENE 22.853 0.33
21 Α.-Cubebene 23.580 0.11
22 Α-Humulene 23.711 0.12
23 Aromadendrene 23.895 0.17
24 Acetate 24.146 0.57
25 Δ-germacrene 24.415 1.50
26 Ledene 24.747 0.70
27 Acide Propanoique 25.090 0.15
28 Δ-Cadinene 25.405 0.59
29 Α-agarofuran 25.989 0.19
30 Acide Butanoique 26.206 0.18
31 Acide-2-Butenoique 26.887 1.43
33 geranyl propionate 27.213 0.15
34 Ledol 27.339 0.15
35 Δ-Selinene 27.803 8.15
36 cadina-1,4-diene 27.888 0.25
37 γ-Eudesmol 27.974 0.12
38 Valencene 28.072 0.32
39 α-Cadinol 28.209 0.39
40 tau.-Cadinol 28.461 1.21
41 Z-2,6-Dimethyl-2,6-octadiene 28.621 0.19
42 tiglate de geranyl 29.433 1.92
  1. a Identification of components based on GC-MS Wiely 7.0 version library.
  2. b Rt: retention time.