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4-Allylguaiacol; 1-Allyl 4-hydroxy 3-methoxybenzene; 4-Allyl 2-methoxyphenol; Caryophyllic acid; Eugenic acid; 2-Hydroxy 5-allylanisole; 2-Methoxy 4-allylphenol

Molecular weight:

164,20 g/mol

Allyl chain-substituted guaiacol; responsible for the aroma of cloves

Plant: bay (Laurus nobilis), basil (Ocimum basilicum), banana (Musa), cherry and nutmeg (Myristica fragrans).

  • Has an intense smell of cloves
  • Used in large quantities in the perfume industry for spicy notes, especially clove types and oriental scents
  • Eugenol is a main starting material (edukat) for the production of synthetic vanillin, along with the lignosulfonate produced during paper manufacture
  • In dentistry: analgesic (only superficial), antibacterial and anti-inflammatory agent
  • Used for prophylaxis of pulpitis, treatment of acute pulpitits or acute periodontitis
  • Eugenol has cytotoxic and genotoxic effect (this effect depends on activation by the enzyme cytochrome P450)

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