Sabinene is an aromatic bicyclic monoterpene with the molecular formula C10H16. It is also known by other names like 4(10)-Thujene; Sabenene; Sabinen; etc. It is a colourless to pale yellow clear liquid and it is soluble in both water and alcohol. It gives off a pleasant aroma, not unlike the smell of pines plants, oranges or spicy plants. It is an unsaturated terpenoid with a spicy and woody smell. It is most commonly used or blended with berry, citrus, mango, marjoram, nutmeg, pepper, raspberry, spice, tropical and vanilla scents or oils.
Sabinene exists as (+)- and (–)-enantiomers. d-sabinene occurs as an main constituent (about 30 percent) in oil of savin ( Juniperus sabina L.) It is also present in ois of marjoram, orthodox and cardamom. l-Sabinene id found in oils distilled from the seeds of Xanthoxylum budrunga Wall., in savin oil, and Vintex neggundo, Linn.
It is derived from many different plant species including already mentioned above such as Black pepper, Holm oak, Norway spruce, Nutmeg, Clausena anisata and Laurus nobilis. It can also be naturally harvested from tea tree oil, although in small concentrations. It is a very critical component in the formulation of carrot seed oil. It is roughly 10% of any carrot seed oil and up to 69% of cassis bud oil.
Sabinene naturally has anti-inflammatory and anti-bacterial properties. This makes it beneficial in many health-related ways. It may also be used for the treatment of skin inflammation. Its presence in tea tree oil adds to the antibacterial and antifungal properties of this essential oil. Due to its pleasant smell, it is utilised as an additive in perfumes.
0.845-0.860 @ 25°C
1.465 -1.475 @ 20°C
100% Pure and Natural
Soluble in water and most organic solvents
The most predominant remedial values of Sabinene are:
Sabinene exhibits a strong anti-inflammatory activity by inhibiting nitric oxide (NO) production in lipopolysaccharides. Also, It treats skin inflammation. It is also used for the treatment of dermatophytosis and other inflammatory conditions.
Sabinene has also proved to be an anti-cancer agent. It is found to be effective in combatting tumors in leukaemia
ANTI-FUNGAL AND ANTI-BACTERIAL AGENT
Sabinene exhibits strong to moderate anti-bacterial activity against gram positive bacteria and anti-fungal activity against pathogenic fungi. It is present in tea tree oil which makes it’s anti-bacterial and an antiseptic.
FLAVOURING AND FRAGRANCE
It is popular for its fragrance and flavour profiles for industrial purposes