Type of Compound: Terpenoid

Medical Properties: 


Description: α-Guaiene has medium strength, sweet, earthy, woody, balsamic, peppery aroma. It is used as a flavor and fragrance agent in bakery items, cereals, and cereal products, including flours & starches from roots & tubers, pulses & legumes, and edible ices, including sherbet and sorbet.

Boiling Point (F):  

Boiling Point (C):  538 ± 50 

Melting Point (F): 281 ± 10

Melting Point (C): 

Concentration (% of dry weight): 

Relative Content (%):

Chemical Formula: C15H24 

IUPAC Name: (1S,4S,7R)-1,4-dimethyl-7-prop-1-en-2-yl-1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8-octahydroazulene