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Table 6 Chemical composition and oil yield of Chenopodium ambrosioides

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

KIexpa KIlitb IDc Compoundsd %
1010 1014 MS, RI α-Terpinene 16.5
1018 1020 MS, RI p-Cymene 14.4
1021 1024 MS, RI Limonene 0.4
1050 1054 MS, RI γ-Terpinene 0.3
1114 1119 MS, RI E-p-Mentha-2,8-dien-1-ol 0.2
1145 1148 MS, RI Citronellal 0.1
1175 1178 MS, RI Naphthalene 0.1
1235 1234 MS, RI Ascaridole 41.9
1247 1252 MS, RI E-Piperitone epoxide 1.1
1288 1289 MS, RI Thymol 0.4
1299 1299 MS, RI Isoascaridole 7.5
1347 1349 MS, RI Thymol acetate 0.2
1477 1477 MS, RI E-β-Ionone 0.1
1581   MS 3-Tetradecanone 0.4
    Yield 1.3
    Total identified 83.6
  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.