+(1S,4R)-P-MENTHA-2,8-DIEN-1-OL is a chemical compound with the molecular formula C10H16O. It is a naturally occurring terpene alcohol that is found in various mint plants, including peppermint and spearmint. It is commonly used as a flavor and fragrance agent in a wide range of products, such as food, beverages, cosmetics, and cleaning products. The compound is also known to have various medicinal properties, including antiseptic, anti-inflammatory, and analgesic effects.


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The chemical structure of (+)-(1S,4R)-P-MENTHA-2,8-DIEN-1-OL consists of a carbon skeleton containing two cyclic rings, an oxygen atom, and two methyl groups. This molecule belongs to the monoterpene alcohol class of compounds, which are characterized by the presence of a single terpene unit, in this case the monoterpene unit menthol.

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colorless oil


Terpene alcohols are important components of essential oils, and are responsible for the characteristic odors of these oils. (+)-(1S,4R)-P-MENTHA-2,8-DIEN-1-OL is a major contributor to the minty, refreshing aroma of peppermint essential oil and is commonly used in aromatherapy as a way to improve mood and mental clarity. 

It is also used in traditional and alternative medicine for its various medicinal properties, including antiseptic, anti-inflammatory, and analgesic effects. In particular, peppermint oil is often used to treat digestive issues, such as indigestion, nausea, and irritable bowel syndrome. It is also used to treat respiratory problems, such as colds and congestion, and to alleviate headaches and muscle pain.

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Clear oil



Storage conditions:

Store at 2-8°C.

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Tags: (1S,4R) 1-METHYL-4-(1-METHYLETHENYL)-2-CYCLOHEXEN-1-OL; (+)-(1S,4R)-P-MENTHA-2,8-DIEN-1-OL; 2-Cyclohexen-1-ol,1-Methyl-4-(1-Methylethenyl)-, (1S,4R)-; (1S,4R)-1-methyl-4-prop-1-en-2-ylcyclohex-2-en-1-ol; (1S,4R)-p-Menth-2,8-dien-1-ol; (1S,4S)-1-methyl-4-(prop-1-en-2-yl)cyclohex-2-en-1-ol; (1S,4R)-1-methyl-4-(prop-1-en-2-yl)cyclohex-2-en-1-ol22972-51-6; (1S,4R)-1-methyl-4-(prop-1-en-2-yl)cyclohex-2-enol

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