Isoborneol, borneol and cadinene
demonstrated antiseptic properties, combined with the ability of juniper oil to stimulate kidney activity contributes to its use as a mild diuretic and as a hypotensive agent (Brandies 1996, Jean Valnet 1982, and Marcel 1990).
glabratus, but that several other sesquiterpenes may also be involved in host location, including a-humulene, cadinene
, p-caryophyllene, and calamenene.
And some sesquiterpenoids were also isolated from genus Kadsura, included farnesane, bisabolane, germacrane, elemane, humulane, cadinene
, copaene, cubebene, muurolene and so on (Li and Luo, 2002).
1G): a-copaene (peak 6), b-caryophyllene (peak 8), a-humulene (synonymous with b-caryophyllene; peak 9; this chemical was identified in avocado and silkbay but not clearly confirmed in other samples due to the low amount emitted, despite a similar RI) and cadinene
(peak 10; analysis could not discern enantiomeric configuration).