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- 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.