beta Caryophyllene

Beta-caryophyllene is a bicyclic sesquiterpene that is found in essential oils including basil, copaiba, black caraway, oregano, lavender, rosemary, cinnamon, ylang-ylang, and clove.

It is usually found as a mixture with isocaryophyllene (the cis double bond isomer) and α-humulene (obsolete name: α-caryophyllene), a ring-opened isomer.

Beta-caryophyllene can be manufactured from turpentine by-products industrially.

Substance Identification

Synonyms β-Caryophillene | β-cariofillene | Caryophyllene | (E)-β-Caryophylene
CAS 87-44-5
EINECS 201-746-1
FEMA 2252
HS.CODE 290219
Molecular Formula C15H24
Moleclar Weight 204.36

Application & Uses

  • used as food additive, in spice blends and citrus flavors, especially in chewing gum. The recommended dosage is about 2~200mg/kg in the final flavored food.
  • used in soaps and detergents.
  • used to synthesize other fragrances, such as for the synthesis of more valuable spices such as acetyl caryophyllene.
  • used in the preparation of imitations of essential oil and deodorant

Features & Benefits

  • Effects: Calming, Relaxing
  • Medical value: Anti-inflammation, Anti-bacterial, Anti-oxidant
  • Mostly found in: gum turpentine, Black Caraway, cloves, hops, basil, oregano, black pepper, lavender, rosemary

Sales Specification

Color and Appearance Colorless to pale yellow,oily liquid
Odor Pale clove odor
Purity, % 85 min

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GHS Hazard Statements

H-Code H304/317
P-Code P261/272/280
Response P301+P310 P302+P352 P331 P333+P313 P362+P364
Storage P405
Disposal P501
S-phrases: S26-S36 | R-phrases: R36/37/38


  • flammable materials should be stored in a separate safety storage cabinet or room
  • ground all equipment containing material
  • keep away from heat
  • keep away from sources of ignition
  • keep container tightly closed
  • keep in a cool, well-ventilated place


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