Table 1: Composition of the essential oil of the seed of M. oleifera.

Peak#Compound nameRetention timeAreaArea%Height

1Methyl myristate (C14 : 0)6.79015520.1059616
2Methyl palmitate (C16 : 0)10.526882506.022827004
3Methyl palmitoleate (C16 : 0)11.164183161.25005448
4Methyl heptadecanoate (C17 : 0)12.84210710.0731333
5Methyl stearate (C18 : 0)15.411886686.051421909
6Methyl oleate (C18 : 1)16.076104958871.6312204195
7Methyl linoleate (C18 : 2)17.27978210.53371987
8Methyl linolenate (C18 : 3)19.11417450.1191404
9Methyl arachidate (C20 : 0)20.928600424.097713806
10Methyl 11-eicosenoate (C20 : 1)21.538326532.22857647
11Methyl behenate (C22 : 0)26.642942166.429920168
12Methyl erucate (C22 : 1)27.26416800.1146379
13Methyl tricosanoate (C23 : 0)29.45610690.0729243
14Methyl docosapentaenoate (C22 : 5)32.439185951.26903384
Total1465267100.0307521