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Eucalyptol, known for its fresh, minty, and cooling aroma, is found in eucalyptus oil among other plants. It imparts crispness and vitality to fragrances, valued for its clean, invigorating scent. Also noted for antiseptic, anti-inflammatory, and analgesic properties.

Utilized to infuse freshness in perfumes, especially in themes aiming for natural or invigorating scents. Integral in aromatherapy for therapeutic effects.

IUPAC Name: 1,3,3-trimethyl-2-oxabicyclo[2.2.2]octane
CAS Number: 470-82-6
Molecular Formula: C10H18O
Molecular Weight: 154.25 g/mol
Boiling Point: 176-177 °C (349 to 351 °F at 760 mmHg)
Melting Point: 1.5 °C (34.7 °F)
Class: Ether
Use/s: Scent
1: Eucalyptol 2: cineole 3: 1,8-Cineole 4: 1,8-Cineol 5: Cajeputol 6: 1,8-Epoxy-p-menthane 7: Eucalyptole 8: Eucapur 9: Zineol
Chemist Says
1,8-cineol is a colorless liquid with a camphor-like odor. Spicy cooling taste. (NTP, 1992)
Scent: Camphor-like, Spicy Cooling
Scent profile
Scent profiles are inherently subjective and can significantly differ among individuals, and may also be influenced by the conditions at the time of evaluation. The information provided here is a synthesis of data from diverse sources, including books, cross-references, artificial intelligence analyses, and chemical research sites, aiming to present a comprehensive overview. We've distilled this information to highlight the most frequently observed scent profiles for each molecule or compound, offering a generalized perspective.

1: Fresh, Cool
2: Eucalyptus, Minty, Cool
3: Camphor-like odor
4: Medicinal, minty, with a camphoraceous nuance


Eucalyptol Mass Spectrometry