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Compound Summary for: CID 2758

eucalyptol

Also known as: cineole, 1,8-Cineole, Cajeputol, 1,8-Cineol, 1,8-Epoxy-p-menthane, Eucalyptole, Eucapur, Terpan, Zineol
Molecular Formula: C10H18O   Molecular Weight: 154.24932   InChIKey: WEEGYLXZBRQIMU-UHFFFAOYSA-N
Eucalyptol is a natural organic compound which is a colorless liquid. It is a cyclic ether and a monoterpenoid. Eucalyptol is an ingredient in many brands of mouthwash and cough suppressant. It controls airway mucus hypersecretion and asthma via anti-inflammatory cytokine inhibition. Eucalyptol is an effective treatment for nonpurulent rhinosinusitis. Eucalyptol reduces inflammation and pain when applied topically. It kills leukaemia cells in vitro.   From: DrugBank
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