Typical G.C. analysis

agathosma crenulata oil
 6.83(E)-8-acetyl thio-para-menthan-3-one ((E)-3-oxo-para-menthan-8-thiol acetate)
 0.37(Z)-8-acetyl thio-para-menthan-3-one ((Z)-3-oxo-para-menthan-8-thiol acetate)
 0.22  carvone
 1.191,8- cineole
 0.41para- cymene
 0.18(E)- dihydrocarvone
 0.21(Z)- dihydrocarvone
 11.70  limonene
 0.76  linalool
 trace  menthofuran
 2.91  menthone
 3.58iso menthone
 1.01  myrcene
 0.06(E)-beta- ocimene
 0.07beta- phellandrene
 0.73alpha- pinene
 0.44beta- pinene
 trace  piperitone
 53.75  pulegone
 2.77(E)-iso pulegone
 2.78(Z)-iso pulegone
 trace  sabinene
 0.77  terpinen-4-ol
 0.05alpha- terpinene
 0.09gamma- terpinene
 0.43alpha- terpineol
 0.08delta- terpineol

M. A. Posthumus, T. A. van Beek, N. F. Collins and E. H. Graven, Chemical composition of the essential oils of Agathosma betulina, A. crenulata and an A. betulina x crenulata hybrid (buchu), J. Essent, Oil Res., 8, 223-228 (1996).

P&F 23, No. 4, 37, (1998)

curcuma longa root oil CO2 extract
81.40alpha- bergamotene
91.08  borneol
25.50  camphene
132.12  carvone
71.63beta- caryophyllene
54.05  citronellal
202.94  citronellyl valerate
32.16 cubebene
174.23ar- curcumene
41.15para- cymene
151.02  germacrene D
141.01  linalool
61.99  menthofuran
181.53  nerol
163.17beta-sesqui phellandrene
191.84  phellandrol
11.25alpha- pinene
120.96alpha- terpineol
1116.12 turmerone
1042.00ar- turmerone
211.14  xanthorrhizol

B. Gopalan, M. Goto, A. Kodama and T. Hirose, Supercritical carbon dioxide extraction of Turmeric (Curcuma longa). J. Agric. Food Chem., 48, 2189-2192 (2000).

P&F 25, No. 6, 32, (2000)

mentha citrata herb oil
Lawrence (1978) used a combination of column chromatography, preparative and analytical GC and infrared spectroscopy to analyze the oils from three different strains of Menta citrata. The compounds identified in the oils were:
270.1-0.3 bicyclogermacrene + carvone
29<0.1-0.1delta- cadinene
22<0.1-2.1beta- caryophyllene
60.9-4.11,8- cineole
30<0.1-0.8  citronellol
90.0-0.1para- cymene
200.0-0.3beta- elemene
320.0-1.3  elemol
230.0-0.5(E)-beta- farnesene
31<0.1-1.0  geraniol
280.2-0.5  geranyl acetate
260.2-0.7  germacrene D
190.0-<0.1alpha- gurjunene
210.0-1.4  lavandulyl acetate
5<0.1-0.4  limonene
1710.3-38.1  linalool
1842.0-78.4  linalyl acetate
140.0-<0.1  menthofuran
130.0-0.4  menthone
150.0-0.2iso menthone
40.5-1.3  myrcene
250.7-1.1  neryl acetate
70.2-0.5(Z)-beta- ocimene
8<0.1-0.6(E)-beta-ocimene + gamma-terpinene
120.2-1.53- octanol
11<0.1-1.83- octyl acetate
10.0-0.1alpha- pinene
20.0-0.3beta- pinene
160.0-0.2iso pinocamphone
30.0-0.2  sabinene
240.6-7.3alpha- terpineol
100.0-0.1  terpinolene
33<0.1-3.0  viridiflorol

B. M. Lawrence, A study of the monoterpene interrelationships in the genus Mentha with special reference to the origin of pulegone and menthofuran. PhD thesis, Rijksuniversiteit, Groningen, Netherlands (1978).

P&F 22, No. 6, 45, (1997)

mentha x piperita herb oil idaho
Kubeczka (1993) compared the chemical compositions of peppermint oil produced from two different regions in the United States with the composition of an oil noted as Mitcham oil (origin unknown). His results are shown in Table VI. Note: Only the Peppermint Oil from Michigan analysis will be shown here:
20.01  camphene
222.24beta- caryophyllene
87.021,8-cineole + beta-phellandrene
120.24para- cymene
271.27  germacrene D
72.44  limonene
190.31  linalool
172.48  menthofuran
2438.01  menthol
213.25neo menthol
1623.14  menthone
183.08iso menthone
203.69  menthyl acetate
50.33  myrcene
90.41(Z)-beta- ocimene
110.11(Z)-beta- ocimene
140.303- octanol
11.34alpha- pinene
31.65beta- pinene
280.46  piperitone
230.78iso(iso) pulegol
251.38  pulegone
40.77  sabinene
151.14(E)- sabinene hydrate
60.43alpha- terpinene
100.68gamma- terpinene
260.15alpha- terpineol
130.18  terpinolene
290.15  viridiflorol

K. H. Kubeczka, Moglichkeiten und grenzen der qualitatsbeurteilung arzneilich verwendeter atherischer Ole. In: Atherische Ole-anspruch und wirklichkeit. Edit., R. Carle, pp. 85-102, Wissenschaft, Verlag. mbh Stuttgart (1993).

P&F 22, No. 4, 57, (1997)

mentha x piperita oil mongolia
290.05  borneol
160.31beta-bourbonene + benzaldehyde
330.16delta- cadinene
170.42  camphor
320.16  carvone
32.471,8- cineole
40.22para- cymene
340.05  geraniol
300.05  germacrene D
130.06(Z)-3- hexen-1-yl isovalerate
270.18alpha- humulene
350.04(Z)- jasmone
20.38  limonene
180.28  linalool
10trace(Z)- linalool oxide furanoid
140.07  menthofuran
2535.07  menthol
213.74neo menthol
240.39neoiso menthol
1132.22  menthone
155.43iso menthone
209.39  menthyl acetate
50.072- methyl butyl 2-methyl butyrate
60.082- methyl butyl isovalerate
360.06(Z)- nerolidol
80.213- octanol
90.301- octen-3-ol
70.073- octyl acetate
10.04beta- pinene
311.32  piperitone
260.22  pulegone
230.05  rosefuran oxide
12trace(E)- sabinene hydrate
190.24(Z)- sabinene hydrate
220.07  terpinen-4-ol
280.06alpha- terpineol
370.09  viridiflorol

D. Karasawa, S. Shatar, A. Erdenechimeg, Y. Okamoto, H. Tateha and S, Shimizu, A study on Mongolian mints. A new chemotype from Mentha asiatia Borriss and constituents of M. arvensis L. and M. piperita L. J. Essent. Oil. Res., 7, 255-260 (1995).

P&F 22, No. 4, 57, (1997)

satureja viminea oil costa rica
30tracebeta- bourbonene
360.60delta- cadinene
350.20gamma- cadinene
420.10alpha- cadinol
40traceT- cadinol
5trace  camphene
323.60beta- caryophyllene
130.101,8- cineole
290.30alpha- copaene
11tracepara- cymene
17tracepara- cymenene
31tracealpha- gurjunene
1trace(E)-2- hexenal
20.10(Z)-3- hexen-1-ol
331.30alpha- humulene
121.00  limonene
180.50  linalool
1940.00para- menth-3-en-8-ol
155.20para- mentha-3,8-diene
200.10  menthofuran
340.60gamma- muurolene
410.10T- muurolol
8trace  myrcene
230.20  myrtenal
270.10  neral
370.20(E)- nerolidol
28trace  neryl acetate
9tracealpha- phellandrene
40.40alpha- pinene
70.50beta- pinene
260.70  piperitenone
2535.30  pulegone
210.60iso pulegone
60.20  sabinene
380.50  spathulenol
220.10  terpinen-4-ol
10tracealpha- terpinene
14tracegamma- terpinene
240.10alpha- terpineol
160.90  terpinolene
30.10alpha- thujene
39trace  viridiflorol
J. of Ess. Oil Res. 12, No. 3, 279, (2000)
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