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Table 3 Chemical composition, retention time and concentration (%) of essential oils by GC/MS analysis

From: Antimicrobial activity of the bioactive components of essential oils from Pakistani spices against Salmonella and other multi-drug resistant bacteria

Essential oils Compounds Retention time Concentration (%)
C. cyminum α-Pinene 2.38 0.5
β-Pinene 2.70 14.8
ρ-Cymene 3.06 7.6
1,8-Cineole 3.15 2.0
γ-Terpinene 3.38 23.2
Cuminaldehyde 5.78 17.2
Cuminyl alcohol 6.45 3.9
Safranal 6.52 10.8
C. verum Eucalyptol 3.14 0.32
γ-Terpinene 3.37 Traces
Cuminaldehyde 5.77 Traces
t-Cinnamaldehyde 6.24 4.3
Unidentified 7.79 --
A. subulatum α-Pinene 2.38 Traces
β-Pinene 2.70 Traces
Linalool 3.10 Traces
Eucalyptol 3.15 5.2
γ-Terpinene 3.38 Traces
S. aromaticum Eucalyptol 3.17 4.6
  Eugenol 7.52 0.73