Table 2: Average diameter and standard deviation of the electrospun nanofibers and bead content in the nanofiber mats.

Electrospun nanofibersDiameter (nm)Bead content (bead/m2)

PLA (neat)107 ± 420.06
PLAO1123 ± 470.02
PLAO2147 ± 510.01
PLAO3152 ± 530.01

PLAO1: 5% of candeia essential oil and 95% of PLA; PLAO2: 10% of candeia essential oil and 90% of PLA; PLAO3: 15% of candeia essential oil and 85% of PLA.