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a colorless liquid obtained from eucalyptus oil and other sources; used as an expectorant, flavoring agent, and local anesthetic.
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, cineol (sin'ē-ōl, -ol),
A stimulant expectorant obtained from the volatile oil of Eucalyptus globulus and other species of Eucalyptus.
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(yo͞o′kə-lĭp′tôl′, -tōl′, -tŏl′) also


A colorless oily liquid, C10H18O, derived from eucalyptus and used in pharmaceuticals, flavoring, and perfumery. Also called cineole.
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In these same conditions, the main constituents of these essential oils, 1,8-cineol, terpinen-4-ol, [alpha]-pinene, and [beta]-pinene, purchased from Sigma-Aldrich, were tested for R.
Inhibitory activity of 1,8-cineol (eucalyptol) on cytokine production in cultured human lymphocytes and monocytes.
globulus es el monoterpeno 1,8-cineol, cuya toxicidad es mayor contra los piojos de la cabeza humana, Pediculus humanus capitis (De Geer) que los productos comerciales delta fenotril o piretro.
vulgare (L.) the sesquiterpenes ss-bisabolene, germacrene D, spathulenol and ss-caryophyllene and the monoterpenes terpinen-4-ol, 1,8-cineol and a-terpineol were found (Dambolena et al., 2010).
Dentre estes componentes, o monoterpeno 1,3,3-trimetil-2-oxabiciclo[2.2.2]-octano, conhecido como eucaliptol (1,8-Cineol) destacou-se em proporcao em relacao aos demais.
& Vetter, H.--2004--Inhibitory activity of 1,8-cineol (eucalyptol) on cytokine production in cultured human lymphocytes and monocytes--Pulm.
This may be the mechanism by which 1,8-cineol promotes analgesia.
Asi, se puede mencionar el [beta]-bourboneno detectado unicamente en el Estadio I, el 1,8-cineol detectado solo en el II y el a-cedreno, que solo fue detectado en el Estadio III.