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Research Article

Assessment of Cytotoxic Activity of Rosemary (Rosmarinus officinalis L.), Turmeric (Curcuma longa L.), and Ginger (Zingiber officinale R.) Essential Oils in Cervical Cancer Cells (HeLa)

Table 1

Components of essential oils of dried leaves of R. officinalis (REO) and rhizomes of C. longa (CEO) and Z. officinale (GEO) from Southern Brazil, identified by GC/MS.

ComponentsPercentage (%)
REOCEOGEO

Monoterpenes
α-Pinene0.66.0
Camphene3.7
β-Pinene1.80.7
p-Cymene2.10.80.1
β-Myrcene0.7
1.8-Cineole0.7
3-Carene0.2
Myrcene1.9
α-Terpinene0.4
trans-β-Ocimene0.1
γ-Terpinene0.4
cis-Ocimene0.2
Terpinolene0.4
6-Camphenol0.1
Oxygenated monoterpenes
Vinyl propionate1.7
Tricyclene0.4
Sabinene0.1
Camphor0.1
α-Phellandrene0.10.7
β-Phellandrene
α-Terpineol2.30.20.6
4-Terpineol0.5
γ-Curcumene0.5
α-Turmerone
β-Turmerone
Limonene3.5
Linalool0.40.6
Borneol3.00.9
Isoborneol0.1
Citronellol0.5
Neral4.6
Geraniol2.4
Sesquiterpenes
β-Sesquiphellandrene2.4
β-Caryophyllene0.4
ar-Turmerol1.5
ar-Turmerone
ar-Curcumene2.6
α-Cadinol1.3
(6R,7R)-Bisabolone3.1
(E)-α-Atlantone1.4
geranial
α-zingiberene1.0

Source: Bomfim et al. [10], Ferreira et al. [11] and Nerilo et al. [12]. Majority components of essential oils.

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