Terpineol is obtained from the Pine Tree; it is naturally monoterpene alcohol. It has three isomers, alpha, beta & gamma-terpineol.
It is extracted from different parts of the plant. It is the best source of cajuput oil. Its main source is petitgrain oil or pine oil from these it can be easily extracted.
It is very effective in the medicinal field. It is good in biological applications. Its properties are anti-ulcer, anti-hypertensive, anti-cancer & anti-oxidant. It is used for increasing skin penetration.
It is useful in soap & cosmetics.
It enhances the penetration activities of the skin.
It maintains insecticidal activities.
It works as an anti-ulcer that’s why it is used in the pharma sector.
It has anti-oxidant & anti-inflammatory properties.