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beta Caryophyllene (CAS 87-44-5)

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.

β-Caryophyllene (CAS 87-44-5)

β-Caryophyllene also known as caryophyllene or (−)-β-caryophyllene. It is a natural bicyclic sesquiterpene that appears colorless to pale yellow oily liquid.

β-Caryophyllene is natural and distilled from clove leaf oil. It is widely used in the flavor and fragrance formulation of daily chemical goods.