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Dihydrocarvone (CAS 5524-05-0)

(+)-Dihydrocarvone, a monoterpenoid compound found in caraway oil, is a key building block to synthesize sesquiterpenes. It is colorless liquid generally produced either by the hydrogenation of carvone or by the oxidation of limonene. Dihydrocarvone is an important aroma component of cooling and fragrant plant essential oil. It can be added to candies, drinks, toothpastes and perfumes as a flavoring for food and cosmetics.