Type of Compound: Terpenoid

Medical Properties: 

Antibiotic
Anticandidal
AChE inhibitor

Description: Commonly found in the essential oils of cumin and thyme, cymene has documented anti-inflammatory effects. Research also shows potential protective effects against acute lung injury.

Boiling Point (F): 350 

Boiling Point (C):  177 

Melting Point (F): -90 

Melting Point (C): -68 

Concentration (% of dry weight): 0.0004% 

Relative Content (%):

Chemical Formula: C10H14 

IUPAC Name: 1-methyl-4-propan-2-ylbenzene