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(Elements & Compounds) a white solid terpene alcohol extracted from the Malaysian tree Dryobalanops aromatica, used in perfume and in the manufacture of organic esters. Formula: C10H17OH. Also called: bornyl alcohol
[C19: from Borne(o) + -ol1]
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(ˈbɔr niˌɔl, -ˌɒl)

a solid terpene alcohol, C10H18O, used in synthesizing camphor and in perfumes.
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The main components of the rosemary essential oil were obtained a-Pinene, Camphene, 1,8-Cineole, Linalool, Camphor and Borneol. It was also found that the essential oil mainly composed of oxygenated compounds 51.35-59.74% while monoterpene hydrocarbons and sesquiterpenes constituted 38.86-47.43% and 0.36-0.6% of it, respectively.
The enantiomerically pure alcohols that were used as ancillary chiral substances were characterized by markedly different values of induction power; menthol (a, b), borneol (c), and phenetyl alcohol (f) performed better in asymmetric [delta]-lactonization, whereas isomenthol (d) and isopinocampheol (e) tended to favor asymmetric [gamma]-lactonization.
Some important compounds like terpenin, camphor, davonone, herbalbin, flavonoides, acetate and borneol have been isolated from the leaves, flowers, seed, root and stem (Baser et al., 2002; Sokovic et al., 2010).
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