Type of Compound: Terpenoid

Medical Properties: 

Anti-depressant
Antibacterial
Cytotoxic
Antimicrobial

Description:   β-pinene found in plants is an organic monoterpene compound, and is one of the most abundant compounds released by forest trees. If oxidized in air, the allylic products of the pinocarveol and myrtenol family prevail.

Boiling Point (F): 325 – 331 

Boiling Point (C):  163 – 166 

Melting Point (F): -78 

Melting Point (C): -61 

Concentration (% of dry weight): 

Relative Content (%):

Chemical Formula:  C10H16

IUPAC Name: 6,6-dimethyl-4-methylidenebicyclo[3.1.1]heptane