The oil is primarily used as a source in production of perfumery chemicals such as citronellal and citronellol
. The Fact.MR report on global market for citronella oil projects that the market will witness a sluggish growth during the forecast period, 2017-2022, procuring approximately US$ 70 Mn value by the end of 2022.
Components Caryophyllene 0.00 Diacetone alcohol 0.00 Heptadecane 1.33 Germacrene-D 0.40 Geranyl acetate 0.31 Citronellol
1.81 Nerol 2.33 Acetic acid, phenylethyl ester 0.65 Geraniol 3.37 Benzyl alcohol 0.57 Nonadecane 14.89 9-Nonadecane 3.09a Phenyl ethyl alcohol 22.16 Eicosane 1.18 Heneicosane 9.78 Tricosane 10.89 Triacontane 12.95 Tetradecanol 0.73 1-octanyl-4-ol 1.23a 2-ethyl-2-methyl-1,3-propandiol 1.07 1-octanol,2,2,dimethyl 1.20 Concrete efficiency (%) 0.34 Table 2.
The main components of the oils were citronellal (35.47%; RI = 1154), geraniol (21.83%; RI = 1256), and citronellol
(10.94%; RI = 1229) in C.
Yet the phytochemicals citronellol
, linalool, and thymol (for having recognized antimicrobial activities) all stand out (Pereira et al., 2003; Priestley et al., 2003; Botelho et al., 2007).
The compounds produced by the essential oil of lime leaves include limonene, [beta] pinen, sabinene, (E)-[beta]-Ocimene, a-pinen, myrcene, linalool, geranial, neral, citronellol
, geranilacetate, nerilacetate, geraniol, and anti fungal nerol (17).
Studies on peppermint and its species shows that its leaf and essential oil include such components as acetaldehyde, amyl alcohol, esters of mannitol, limonene, pinene, phellandrene, cadinene, pulegone, dimethyl sulfide, alpha-pinene, sabinene, terpinolene, ocimene, gamma-terpinene, alpha- and betathujone, and citronellol
.  Peppermint also has various compounds such as monoterpenes, terpenes, tannins, flavonoids, and phenolic acids.
While Cymbopogon winterianus presents 38% citronellal, 12% citronellol
and 22% geraniol.
Ninety-three percent of EO composition was identified and the major constituents (> 1.5%) were: geranial or acitral (45.7%), neral or [beta]-citral (32.1%), Z-verbenol (2.4%), citronellol
(2.0%), Z-geraniol (2.0%) and caryophyllene (1.7%).
use more basil in your cooking 1 BASIL leaves contain essential oils, such as eugenol and citronellol
, known to have antiinflammatory and anti-bacterial properties.
5 1 Basil leaves contain essential oils, such as eugenol and citronellol
, known to have anti-inflammatory and anti-bacterial properties.
The principal constituent of the herb is an essential oil that contains citral, citronellol
, limonene, geraniol and metatabilacetone.