1 8 Cineole Essential Oils
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1 8 Cineole Essential Oils

Product Name: 1,8-Cineole
CAS NO.:470-82-6
Molecular formula: C10H18O
Molecular weight: 154.25
EINECS NO.: 207-431-5
Appearance:Colorless Transparent Liquid


1,8-Cineole description

1,8-Cineole is a colorless oily transparent liquid, which widely exists in natural aromatic oil and is the main component of eucalyptus oil. Eucalyptus oleanol has camphor flavor and cool herbal flavor, and has bactericidal and insecticidal effects. It is mainly used in medicine and food spices, and is also commonly used as a preservative.

1,8-Cineole physical and chemical properties

Eucalyptus oleanol is a colorless to yellowish oily transparent liquid. It has camphor smell and cool herbal flavor. Boiling point 176 ℃, melting point 1~1.5 ℃, freezing point 1 ℃, flash point 47~48 ℃. Soluble in ethanol, ether, chloroform, glacial acetic acid, propylene glycol, glycerin and most non-volatile oils, slightly soluble in water.

Natural products exist in more than 200 kinds of natural essential oils such as eucalyptus oil.

1,8-Cineole function and application

1. It is mainly used in cough syrup and artificial mint.

2. It can be used in an appropriate amount in herbal essence such as lavender and new cut grass to increase freshness.

3. It is widely used in medicine and in preparing toothpaste and essence.

1,8-Cineole preparation method

It is obtained from eucalyptus oil, eucalyptus globulus oil and other essential oils containing more eucalyptol by distillation at 170~180 ℃, and then by freezing or fractionation under freezing.