Type of Compound: Terpenoid

Medical Properties: 

Tissue repair

Description: Curcumenes have recently been very prominent in the field of natural nutrition, as the extract of the spice Turmeric, called ‘curcumin’ has become popular as an anti-inflammatory supplement. The supplement is considered helpful not only for joint inflammation and pain, but as an all-around anti-aging supplement as well. γ-curcumene is known for its tissue healing effect, known to reduce inflammation, and is especially good for healing for scars (new and old).

Boiling Point (F):  531 ± 50 

Boiling Point (C):  277 ± 10

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Chemical Formula: C15H24 

IUPAC Name: 1-methyl-4-[(2R)-6-methylhept-5-en-2-yl]cyclohexa-1,3-diene