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Colorless oily liquid with a lilac-like odor. Terpineol consists of a mixture of isomeric compounds of alpha-, beta- and gamma-terpineol and other hydroxmenthenes.
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The term "terpineol" is often used synonymously with alpha-terpineol.
Cosmetics: In cosmetic formulations the oily mixture (INCI name: terpineol) is used as denaturant and solvent (dissolves other substances).
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- Li L et al,(2015) Antibacterial activity of α-terpineol may induce morphostructural alterations in Escherichia coli. Braz J Microbiol. 45:1409-1413.
- Nogueira MN et al (2014)Terpinen-4-ol and alpha-terpineol (tea tree oil components) inhibit the production of IL-1β, IL-6 and IL-10 on human macrophages. Inflamm Res 63:769-778.
- Park SN et al (2012) Antimicrobial effect of linalool and α-terpineol against periodontopathic and cariogenic bacteria. Anaerobic. 18:369-372.