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Research Article

Chemical Composition and In Vitro Antioxidant, Cytotoxic, Antimicrobial, and Larvicidal Activities of the Essential Oil of Mentha piperita L. (Lamiaceae)

Table 1

Major constituents of the essential oils of M. piperita.

NumbertR (min)KIComponentsPeak Area (%)

18.88960Thuja-2,4(10)-diene0.3
29.08967Verbenene2.6
39.96979β-Pinene3.8
410.30983Mentha-2,8-diene0.4
513.201177β-Ocimene0.4
616.121096Linalool51.8
718.311501Epizonarene0.6
818.501142Epoxyocimene19.3
919.071522Sesquiphellandrene9.4
1019.301538Cadinene4.0
1119.851561Germacrene B2.3

Monoterpene hydrocarbons7.5
Oxygenated monoterpenes71.1
Sesquiterpene hydrocarbons16.3

Total94.9

tR: retention time; KI: Kovats Index [13].

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