Type of Compound: Terpenoid

Medical Properties: 


Description: This terpene smells earthy, like camphor or even menthol. It’s a strong analgesic pain killer that relaxes and reduces stress, alleviates insomnia, and helps with breathing by relieving pressure in the lungs and increasing air flow. For centuries, borneol has been used in traditional Chinese medicine, most commonly as an ingredient in topical preparations.

Boiling Point (F):  413 

Boiling Point (C):  212 

Melting Point (F): 395 

Melting Point (C): 202 

Concentration (% of dry weight): 0.0080% 

Relative Content (%):

Chemical Formula: C10H18O

IUPAC Name: (1S,3R,4S)-4,7,7-trimethylbicyclo[2.2.1]heptan-3-ol