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Table 4 Volatile components identified in Perillae Caulis, Perillae Folium and Perillae Fructus

From: Determination of the content of rosmarinic acid by HPLC and analytical comparison of volatile constituents by GC-MS in different parts of Perilla frutescens (L.) Britt

Number Compound Relative molecular weight Relative content (%)
    Perillae Caulis Perillae Folium Perillae Fructus
1 β-cymene 134    0.54
2 anisole 148 1.53   
3 1-cyclohexane-1-carboxaldehyde 150 4.77 3.38 1.76
4 β-linalool 154   0.15  
5 α-terpineol 154 0.73   
6 methyl thymyl ether 164    0.49
7 2-methoxy-3-propenyl-phenol 164   0.16  
8 2-hexanoylfuran 166 43.54 2.49 12.25
9 α-curcumene 202 0.79   
10 β-caryophyllene 204 0.84 10.15 45.47
11 β-farnesene 204 2.04 2.00 9.37
12 1,4,7-cycloundecatriene-1,5,9,9-tetramethyl-zzz 204 1.63 1.29 5.20
13 α-farnesene 204   1.61 3.02
14 α-bergamotene 204    0.71
15 α-copaene 204    0.55
16 β-elemene 204   0.25  
17 1,6-cyclodecadiene 204   0.19  
18 elixene 204   0.13  
19 caryophyllene 204 9.54   
20 asarone 208   23.91  
21 curlone 218 1.80   
22 caryophyllene oxide 220   0.73 1.41
23 spathulenol 220   1.59  
24 trans-nerolidol 222   0.48  
25 1,2-benzenedicarboxylic acid 278   1.46  
26 phthalic acid 278 2.50   
27 hexadecanoic acid 284    0.96
28 phytol 296   0.57  
Total percentage of all identified peaks area 69.71 50.54 81.73