Type of Compound: Terpenoid

Medical Properties: 

Anti-inflammatory
Antipyretic
Analgesic
Anti-ulcerative
Antifungal
Antimicrobial
Gastroprotective
Liver protective

Description: Friedelin is a triterpene natural product isolated from the Quercus suber L. cork tree bark. Friedelin is the most abundant triterpene in extracts isolated from this tree. Friedelin has been described along with similar triterpenes in studying inhibitors of photosynthesis for use as herbicides, and has been described to have antifungal and antimicrobial properties.

Boiling Point (F): 891 ± 55 

Boiling Point (C):  477 ± 13 

Melting Point (F): 504 – 509 

Melting Point (C): 262 – 265

Concentration (% of dry weight): 

Relative Content (%):

Chemical Formula: C30H50O

IUPAC Name:  (4R,4aS,6aS,6aS,6bR,8aR,12aR,14aS,14bS)-4,4a,6a,6b,8a,11,11,14a-octamethyl-2,4,5,6,6a,7,8,9,10,12,12a,13,14,14b-tetradecahydro-1H-picen-3-one