Also eu·ca·lyp·tole [yoo-kuh-lip-tohl] /ˌyu kəˈlɪp toʊl/.
Origin of eucalyptol
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This consists of many different bodies, the most important of which is eucalyptol, a volatile oil, which constitutes about 70%.
Eucalyptus oil also contains, after exposure to the air, a crystallizable resin derived from eucalyptol.
Eucalyptol may be given in similar doses, and is preferable for purposes of inhalation.
- a colourless oily liquid with a camphor-like odour and a spicy taste; it is obtained from eucalyptus oil and used in perfumery and as a flavouring. Formula: C 10 H 18 OAlso called: cineol
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- A colorless oily liquid derived from eucalyptus and used in pharmaceuticals.
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