Its chemical structure contains such compounds as oleoresin, geranial
, neral, b-fellandren, sineol, borneol, bisabolen, zingiberen, gingeroles, sogaoles, diterpenes, lypids, protein, starch and vitamins.
Nas suas folhas esta o oleo essencial, que contem em maior quantidade sustancias do grupo dos monoterpenos: Citral 65-86%, que e formado por uma mistura de geranial
([alpha]-citral) e neral ([beta]-citral), contendo ainda cintronelal (7-8%) (CRAVEIRO et al.
However through autoxidation and reaction with skin enzymes, the substance is activated and becomes the closely related allergen geranial
Source of Degree Caryophylle Geranial
Citronellal variation of ne [beta] freedom Mean of Square Year(Y) 1 5.
Conclusions: Treatment with a geranial
plus carvenone chemotype of L.
Results: Gas chromatography-mass spectrometry results confirmed the presence of nerol, geranial
and geraniol as major volatile compounds.
The published results reveal that major volatile constituents obtained from the aerial parts of the plant are geranial
, linalool, carvacrol, thymol and trans-thujan-4-ol/terpinen-4-ol [23,25,27,28].