Bookmark and Share

Compound Summary for: CID 2758


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
Show subcontent titlesTable of Contents
Related Records
show first sub-section only
Use and Manufacturing
Biomedical Effects and Toxicity
Safety and Handling
Environmental Fate and Exposure Potential
Exposure Standards and Regulations
Biomolecular Interactions and Pathways
Biological Test Results
Chemical and Physical Properties
_ _