Type of Compound: Terpenoid

Medical Properties: 


Description: α-Selinene has the distinct odor of amber. It is one of the principal components of the oil from celery seeds. It has shown analgesic, antioxidant, and antifungal activity with antimicrobial potential.

Boiling Point (F):   518 

Boiling Point (C):  270  

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Chemical Formula: C15H24 

IUPAC Name:  (3R,4aR,8aR)-5,8a-dimethyl-3-prop-1-en-2-yl-2,3,4,4a,7,8-hexahydro-1H-naphthalene