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The principal constituents of the oil are a terpene, asarol alcohol, another alcohol, and methyl eugenol.The Handbook of Soap Manufacture|W. H. Simmons
It has not yet been converted again into terpene, but the connection is sufficiently proved.
Hence it is a hydrocarbon of the terpene series, having the general formula CnH2n-4.
They are usually present in the plant oil in mixtures with each other or with a terpene.The Chemistry of Plant Life|Roscoe Wilfred Thatcher
Chemically, the camphors may be divided into two main groups, according to the nature of the corresponding hydrocarbon or terpene.