Type of Compound: Terpenoid

Medical Properties: 

Antifungal
Anti-inflammatory
Antiviral

Description: Ocimene is a monoterpene with a fruity, floral, some say wet cloth smell. Ocimene has exhibited anti-inflammatory effects in white blood cell through a variety of pathways. Antifungal effects are also seen with the human specific Candida species. And very interestingly ocimene showed specificity and effectiveness against SARS virus. 

Boiling Point (F): 149 – 151 

Boiling Point (C):  65 – 66 

Melting Point (F): 122 

Melting Point (C): 50 

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Chemical Formula: C10H16 

IUPAC Name:  3,7-Dimethyl-1,3,6-octatriene