Table 1 Constituents of Essential oil from the leaf of A. flagellaris

From: Composition and biological assays of the leaf essential oil of Asparagus flagellaris (Kunth) Bak

S/N Identified Compounds Retention Time Composition (%)
1 Thymol methyl etherf 5.425 9.42
2 Bornyl acetatea 6.192 0.44
3 Thymolf 6.387 1.71
4 Thymol hydroquinone dimethyl etherf 8.092 10.52
5 Germacrene Db 8.849 3.83
6 β-Copaeneb 8.906 0.87
7 β-Bisaboleneb 9.439 0.92
8 δ-Cadineneb 9.558 2.69
9 cis-Farnesolc 9.592 1.51
10 ϒ-Cadine-1,4-dineneb 9.616 0.37
11 α-Muuroleneb 9.635 0.83
12 Valenceneb 10.035 1.39
13 Thymyl-2-methylbutyratef 10.035 17.34
14 α-Patchouleneb 10.273 2.13
15 Thymyl tiglatec 10.449 18.49
16 6-(3-Isopropenyl-2-methyl-1-cyclopropen-1-yl)-6-methyl-2-heptanolc 10.873 3.4
17 7-epi-cis-sesquisabinene hydratec 11.063 5.46
18 ϒ-Muuroleneb 11.116 2.01
19 Germacra-4(15),5,10(14)-trien-1α-olc 11.225 0.31
20 8,9-Dihydro-cycloisolongifoleneb 11.249 0.39
21 2-Ethylbenzimidazolee 11.363 1.64
22 3-Chloro-4-fluorophenole 11.697 2.91
23 5-Propyl-1,3-benzodioxolea 12.111 4.59
24 Longiverbenonec 12.344 2
25 2-Allyl-p-cresola 13.125 0.37
26 (E)-Cinnamyl alcohola 13.644 1.22
27 Phytold 15.268 0.75
28 8-Cedre-13-olc 15.797 0.31
  Total   97.82
  1. a = Oxygenated monoterpenes; b = Sesquiterpenes hydrocarbon; c = Oxygenated sesquiterpenes; d = Oxygenated diterpene; e = Non-terpenes, f = Thymol and derivatives