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Eucalyptol MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Eucalyptol
Tree Number(s)
D02.033.415.510.500.454
D02.455.426.392.368.367.318.625
D02.455.849.575.250
D10.289.510.500.454
Unique ID
D000077591
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000077591
Scope Note
A monoterpene and cyclohexanol derivative that is the major component of EUCALYPTUS OIL. It is used in mouthwash, insect repellent, and as a cough suppressant, and also is widely used as a flavoring agent and solvent. It has antimicrobial properties.
Entry Term(s)
1,8-Cineol
1,8-Cineole
1,8-Epoxy-p-menthane
Cineole
Soledum
Pharm Action
Anti-Infective Agents
Antitussive Agents
Flavoring Agents
Insect Repellents
Mouthwashes
Solvents
Registry Number
RV6J6604TK
Related Numbers
470-82-6
CAS Type 1 Name
2-Oxabicyclo(2.2.2)octane, 1,3,3-trimethyl-
See Also
Eucalyptus Oil
Public MeSH Note
2019; EUCALYPTOL was indexed under CYCLOHEXANOLS and MONOTERPENES 2002-2018; under MENTHOL/analogs 1982-2001; under EPOXY COMPOUNDS 1969-1982; and under TERPENES 1969-1977
History Note
2019 (1969)
Date Established
2019/01/01
Date of Entry
2018/07/09
Revision Date
2018/05/21
Eucalyptol Preferred
Cineole Broader
Soledum Narrower
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