Also eu·ca·lyp·tole [yoo-kuh-lip-tohl] /ˌyu kəˈlɪp toʊl/.
Origin of eucalyptol
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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.
This consists of many different bodies, the most important of which is eucalyptol, a volatile oil, which constitutes about 70%.
- 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
- A colorless oily liquid derived from eucalyptus and used in pharmaceuticals.
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