Gamma-Terpinene is a monoterpene and a major component of essential oils made from citrus fruits and shows strong antioxidant activity in various assay systems.
Gamma-Terpinene has a characteristic lemon odor of rather low tenacity. It's not as lemony, but warmer than alpha-Terpinene. It has a slightly bitter, herbaceous and citrus-like taste at concentrations.
It is one of the most important aromatic isolates used widly in Food, Flavours, Soaps, Cosmetics, Pharmaceutical , Tobacco, Confectionery and Perfume Indusrties. It is also used in compounds.
Physico Chemical Properties
||Clear, nearly-colorless liquid.
||0.84100 - 0.84500
|Refractive Index @ 20°C
||1.472 to 1.477
||97.00 - 100.00 %
|Boiling Point °C
|Solubility in 80% Alcohol
||V/V 1 in 20