Beta Caryophyllene (CAS 87-44-5)

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Beta-caryophyllene is a bicyclic sesquiterpene that is found in essential oils including basil, copaiba, black caraway, oregano, lavender, rosemary, cinnamon, ylang-ylang, and clove.

It is usually found as a mixture with isocaryophyllene (the cis double bond isomer) and α-humulene (obsolete name: α-caryophyllene), a ring-opened isomer.

Beta-caryophyllene can be manufactured from turpentine by-products industrially.


1. used as food additive, in spice blends and citrus flavors, especially in chewing gum. The recommended dosage is about 2~200mg/kg in the final flavored food.
2. used in soaps and detergents.
3. used to synthesize other fragrances, such as for the synthesis of more valuable spices such as acetyl caryophyllene.
4. used in the preparation of imitations of essential oil and deodorant


Effects: Calming, Relaxing
Medical value: Anti-inflammation, Anti-bacterial, Anti-oxidant
Mostly found in: gum turpentine, Black Caraway, cloves, hops, basil, oregano, black pepper, lavender, rosemary


  • Packed in plastic drums of 185 kgs net each


It is recommended to store in a cool, dry and well ventilated areas and out of direct light. Store away from sources of heat or ignition. Keep containers well sealed when not in use.