cineol


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cineol

[′sin·ē‚ȯl]
(organic chemistry)
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The oils of several other Melaleuca spp notably quinquinervia (nerolidol, linalool and 1,8-cineole chemotypes) and ericifolia are also strongly bactericidal(20) and may find uses in the future whereas the oil of Melaleuca cajuputi (cajuput oil) containing 50-70% 1,8 cineol and 30% terpineol is known for its antispasmodic and antihelmintic properties (3).
An antibacterial effect has been noted in vitro, with cineol the main active principle [6].
Rosmarinus officinalis contains the antioxidant rosmarinic acid whereas the essential oil of this medicinal plant with its terpenoids cineol and borneol (acetate) has hyperaemic effects.
001, content of cineol 15[+ or -]1%, thujone 24[+ or -]1%, borneol 18[+ or -]1% and oregano essential oil with optical rotation 0 [+ or -] 10, refraction index 1.