Alpha Cedrene, Beta Cedrene and Thujopsene are naturally found in cedarwood oil. It appears yellow liquid with woody odor.
Alpha Cedrene industrial grade can be obtained by separating the cedar oil and removing the cedar brains, and then fractionating the remaining parts rich in sesquiterpenes.
It is widely used in fragrance formulation and the synthesis of more valuable aromatic substances, such as acetyl cedrene, cedryl ketone, etc.
In China, the content of alpha Cedrene above 85%.