4-(3,7-Dimethyl-3-Vinyl-Octa-1,6-Dienyl)-Phenol Properties, Molecular Formula, Applications - WorldOfChemicals

4-(3,7-Dimethyl-3-Vinyl-Octa-1,6-Dienyl)-Phenol Properties


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4-(3,7-Dimethyl-3-Vinyl-Octa-1,6-Dienyl)-Phenol is a natural phenol and a meroterpene found in Psoralea corylifolia and in Otholobium pubescens. It acts against four major pathophysiologic features that cause acne, suggesting its use to complement and/or enhance the effectiveness of current anti-acne agents. It is widely used in Indian as well as Chinese medicine to treat a variety of diseases and it possesses anti-tumor, anti-bacterial, cytotoxic and anti-helmenthic properties.

Chemical Properties

Boiling Point 391.38 °C
CAS Number 10309-37-2
Density 0.964 g/cm3
IUPAC Name 4-(3,7-Dimethyl-3-Vinyl-Octa-1,6-Dienyl)-Phenol
InChI 1S/C18H24O/c1-5-18(4,13-6-7-15(2)3)14-12-16-8-10-17(19)11-9-16/h5,7-12,14,19H,1,6,13H2,2-4H3/b14-12+/t18-/m1/s1
Molar Mass 256.38 g/mol
Molecular Formula C18H24O
Refractive 1.555 n/D
Synonyms Bakuchiol;(+)-Bakuchiol