Known for its anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial, antibacterial, and bronchodilative properties, alpha-Pinene is a terpene you are surely going to want on your palette. This is the dextrorotatory enantiomer of alpha-Pinene; if you want to try the levorotatory enantiomer, click here. alpha-Pinene is found in a wide variety of essential oils such as Lemon, Fir Needle, Cedarwood, Lavender, & Frankincense, to name a few. Cannabis strains that are high in this monoterpene include Jack Herer, Blue Dream, & Strawberry Cough.
- Appearance: Colorless liquid
- Organoleptic: Woody, Resinous Pine, Earthy, Fresh
- CAS Registry Number: 80-56-8
- FEMA Number: 2902
- FDA Number: 121.1164
- Other names: Bicyclo[3.1.1]hept-2-ene, 2,6,6-trimethyl-; 2-Pinene; 2,6,6-Trimethylbicyclo[3.1.1]hept-2-ene; Pinene, α; 2,6,6-Trimethylbicyclo(3.1.1)-2-hept-2-ene; 2,6,6-Trimethylbicyclo[3.1.1]-2-heptene; Acintene A; 4,6,6-Trimethylbicyklo(3,1,1)hept-3-en; UN 2368; alpha-Pinene; PC 500; Bicyclo[3.1.1]hept-2-ene, 2,6,6-trimethyl-; Pinene; (+)-α-pinene; 2,6,6-trimethylbicyclo[3,1,1]-heptene (α-pinene); α-Pinene [1R-(+), 1S-(-) ]; 2,6,6-trimethylbicyclo-[3,1,1]-2-heptene (α-pinene); pin-2(3)-ene
Specification Value Purity 98%+ Primary Bio-Activity Antibacterial/Antimicrobial Chemical Class Monoterpene Molecular Formula C10H16 Molecular Weight 136.234 Boiling Point @ 1atm 154 - 156ºC Flash Point 32ºC Optical Rotation +38 to +40 Specific Gravity @ 25ºC 0.856 to 0.860 Refractive Index @ 20ºC 1.4645 to 1.4665