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Alpha-terpinene, P-Mentha-1,3-diene
  • Flavors:
  • Also found in: Cardamom, Marjoram, Cumin, Teatree

  • Class: Monoterpene
  • Formula: C10H16
  • Molecular Weight.: 136.238 g/mol
  • Boiling Point: 175º
  • CAS: 99-86-5

Cyclic monoterpenic hydrocarbon found in dioica pepper (jamaica pepper, English pepper), tea tree, nutmeg and various species of the genera Citrus, Eucalyptus and Juniperus. The taste of alpha-terpinene is citrus, similar to that of lemon.