Table 1: GC-MS results of the essential oil extracted from hemp inflorescences (Cannabis sativa L. var. monoica).

Constituentsl.r.i.Percentage

α-Pinene9417,7
Camphene9550,2
Sabinene9780,2
β-Pinene9823,7
Myrcene99322,9
α-Phellandrene10070,3
δ-3-Carene10100,6
α-Terpinene10200,3
p-Cymene10280,5
Limonene10333,9
1,8-Cineole10350,2
()-β-Ocimene10420,7
()-β-Ocimene10533,9
γ-Terpinene10630,3
Terpinolene109012,0
Linalool11010,3
p-Cymen-8-ol11840,5
α-Terpineol11920,2
Carvacrol13010,2
()-Caryophyllene14060,7
β-Caryophyllene141918,7
trans-α-Bergamotene14381,5
α-Humulene14556,2
9-epi-Caryophyllene14682,3
γ-Muurolene14780,2
β-Selinene14871,6
α-Selinene14951,5
β-Bisabolene15080,4
trans-γ-Cadinene15140,2
δ-Cadinene15240,2
Selina-3,7(11)-diene15440,6
Germacrene B15570,2
Caryophyllene oxide15823,7
Humulene oxide II16071,0

Monoterpene hydrocarbons57,2
Oxygenated monoterpenes1,4
Sesquiterpene hydrocarbons34,3
Oxygenated sesquiterpenes4,7

Total identified97,6

Percentages are obtained by FID peak-area normalization, all relative response factors being take as one (HP-5) column. Mean of three analyses. Linear retention indices (HP-5 column) relative to the series of n-hydrocarbons.