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AKA:  D-alpha-Pinene


Product Description

Known for its anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial, antibacterial, and bronchodilative properties, alpha-Pinene is a terpene you are surely going to want on your palette.  This is the dextrorotatory enantiomer of alpha-Pinene; if you want to try the levorotatory enantiomer, click here.  alpha-Pinene is found in a wide variety of essential oils such as Lemon, Fir Needle, Cedarwood, Lavender, & Frankincense, to name a few.  Cannabis strains that are high in this monoterpene include Jack Herer, Blue Dream, & Strawberry Cough.


  • Appearance:  Colorless liquid
  • Organoleptic:  Woody, Resinous Pine, Earthy, Fresh
  • CAS Registry Number:  80-56-8
  • FEMA Number:  2902
  • FDA Number:  121.1164
  • Other names:  Bicyclo[3.1.1]hept-2-ene, 2,6,6-trimethyl-; 2-Pinene; 2,6,6-Trimethylbicyclo[3.1.1]hept-2-ene; Pinene, α; 2,6,6-Trimethylbicyclo(3.1.1)-2-hept-2-ene; 2,6,6-Trimethylbicyclo[3.1.1]-2-heptene; Acintene A; 4,6,6-Trimethylbicyklo(3,1,1)hept-3-en; UN 2368; alpha-Pinene; PC 500; Bicyclo[3.1.1]hept-2-ene, 2,6,6-trimethyl-; Pinene; (+)-α-pinene; 2,6,6-trimethylbicyclo[3,1,1]-heptene (α-pinene); α-Pinene [1R-(+), 1S-(-) ]; 2,6,6-trimethylbicyclo-[3,1,1]-2-heptene (α-pinene); pin-2(3)-ene



  • Specification Value 
    Purity 98%+
    Primary Bio-Activity Antibacterial/Antimicrobial
    Chemical Class Monoterpene
    Molecular Formula C10H16
    Molecular Weight 136.234
    Boiling Point @ 1atm 154 - 156ºC
    Flash Point 32ºC
    Optical Rotation +38 to +40
    Specific Gravity @ 25ºC 0.856 to 0.860
    Refractive Index @ 20ºC 1.4645 to 1.4665
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