Table 3: Thermal properties of the different formulations of the nanostructured mats of PLA/candeia essential oil.

Electrospun fibers (°C) (°C) (J/g) (°C) (J/g) (°C) (J/g)

PLA (neat)601502211981530.4
PLAO1491473080/12210/61478
PLAO2461462885/12418/21463
PLAO3421453078/12113/31455

= glass transition temperature; = melting temperature at the first cycle; = melting enthalpy at the first cycle; (°C) = crystallization temperature at the first and second cycles (separated by /); = crystallization enthalpy at the first and second cycles (separated by /); = melting temperature at the second cycle; (J/g) = melting enthalpy at the second cycle; 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.