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Table 3 Chemical composition and oil yields of Eucalyptus species

From: Chemical composition and insecticidal activity of plant essential oils from Benin against Anopheles gambiae (Giles)

KIexpa KIlitb IDc Compoundsd E. citriodora E. tereticornis
% %
918 924 MS, RI α-Thujene   1.7
925 925 MS, RI α-Pinene 0.1 0.7
964 969 MS, RI Sabinene   0.5
968 974 MS, RI β-Pinene 0.2 0.1
982 988 MS, RI Myrcene 0.1 0.3
998 1002 MS, RI α-Phellandrene   0.5
1009 1014 MS, RI α-Terpinene 0.1 0.5
1017 1020 MS, RI p -Cymene 0.1 16.7
1020 1024 MS, RI Limonene 0.2  
1021 1025 MS, RI β-Phellandrene   2.9
1023 1026 MS, RI 1,8-Cineole (Eucalyptol) 1.5 2.2
1045 1044 MS, RI 2,6-dimethyl-5-Heptenal 0.2  
1050 1054 MS, RI γ-Terpinene 0.1 0.7
1080 1086 MS, RI Terpinolene   0.1
1081 1089 MS, RI p-Cymenene   0.3
1093 1095 MS, RI Linalool 0.4 0.1
1104 1106 MS, RI Z-Rose oxide 0.1  
1109 1112 MS, RI E-Thujone   0.2
1114 1118 MS, RI Z-p-Menth-2-en-1-ol   0.5
1132 1136 MS, RI E-p-Menth-2-en-1-ol   0.4
1139 1144 MS, RI Neo-Isopulegol 7.8  
1150 1148 MS, RI Citronellal 52.8 0.1
1150 1154 MS, RI Sabina ketone   0.1
1152 1155 MS, RI Iso-Isopulegol 3.0  
1166 1167 MS, RI Umbellulone   0.1
1170 1174 MS, RI Terpinen-4-ol   4.4
1181 1183 MS, RI Cryptone   11.4
1184 1186 MS, RI α-Terpineol 0.3 0.5
1200 1192 MS, RI α-Phellandrene Epoxide   0.2
1223 1224 MS, RI m-Cumenol   0.5
1224 1223 MS, RI Citronellol 20.0  
1232 1238 MS, RI Cumin aldehyde   3.1
1236 1239 MS, RI Carvone   0.1
1239 1244 MS, RI Carvotanacetone   0.1
1246 1249 MS, RI Piperitone   0.2
1267 1273 MS, RI p-Menth-1-en-7-al   4.2
1268 1274 MS, RI Neo-isopulegyl acetate 0.3  
1276 1283 MS, RI α-Terpinen-7-al   0.3
1296 1298 MS, RI Carvacrol   1.4
1301 1308 MS, RI p-Cymen-7-ol   0.3
1326 1330 MS, RI 3-Oxo-p-menth-1-en-7-al   0.2
1346 1350 MS, RI Citronellyl acetate 9.0  
1382 1389 MS, RI β-Elemene   0.1
1391 1392 MS, RI Z-Jasmone 0.2  
1408 1417 MS, RI E-Caryophyllene 0.4 0.5
1443 1452 MS, RI α-Humulene   0.3
1450 1458 MS, RI Allo-Aromadendrene   0.9
1485 1488 MS, RI Bicyclogermacrene 0.1  
1513 1521 MS, RI E-Calamenene   0.2
1568 1571 MS, RI Spathulenol 0.1 13.5
1574 1582 MS, RI Caryophyllene oxide   14.2
1592 1590 MS, RI Globulol   0.6
1598 1600 MS, RI Humulene epoxide II   2.2
1631 1631 MS, RI Isospathulenol   1.6
1643 1639 MS, RI Caryophylla-4(12),8(13)-dien-5-β-ol   0.9
1648 1652 MS, RI α-Cadinol   0.3
1729 1733 MS, RI Isobicyclogermacrenal   0.8
1753 1759 MS, RI Cyclocolorenone   0.6
    Yields 4.6 1.0
    Total identified 97.1 92.3
  1. aKIexp = retention indices are determined using n-alkanes (C7-C17).
  2. bKIlit = retention indices of reference compounds from literature.
  3. cID = Identification methods; MS = comparison of the mass spectrum with those of the computer mass libraries, and Adams (2007); RI = comparison of calculated RI with those reported in the literature.
  4. dCompounds are listed in order of their retention time; the names and the percentages of main compounds are indicated in bold.