Type of Compound: Terpenoid

Medical Properties: 

Anti-inflammatory
Emollient
Reduces seizures
Gastro-protective

Description: Isopulegol is a chemical precursor to menthol, and has a variety of promising routes for therapeutic research. Studies have shown that isopulegol possesses gastroprotective and anti-inflammatory effects, and reduces the severity of seizures in animal models.

Boiling Point (F): 352 – 420 

Boiling Point (C):  178 – 216 

Melting Point (F): 172 

Melting Point (C): 78 

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Chemical Formula: C10H18 

IUPAC Name: (1R,2S,5R)-2-Isopropenyl-5-methylcyclohexan