Asarone Properties, Molecular Formula, Applications - WorldOfChemicals

Asarone Properties


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Asarone is an ether found in certain plants such as acorus and asarum. As a volatile fragrance oil, it is used in killing pests and bacteria. Diseases that can be treated using drugs mixed with this compound include diphtheria, typhoid and tuberculosis.

Chemical Properties

Appearance Colorless solid
Boiling Point 296 °C
CAS Number 2883-98-9
Density 1.028 g/cm3
EINECS Number 220-743-6
IUPAC Name 1,2,4-Trimethoxy-5-[(E)-prop-1-enyl]benzene
InChI 1S/C12H16O3/c1-5-6-9-7-11(14-3)12(15-4)8-10(9)13-2/h5-8H,1-4H3/b6-5+
Melting Point 62-63 °C
Molar Mass 208.254 g/mol
Molecular Formula C12H16O3
RTECS Number DC2975000
Solubility Insoluble
Synonyms alpha-Azaron;2,4,5-Trimethoxyphenyl-2-propene;(E)-Asarone;Asaron;trans-Asarone;trans-Isoasarone;a-Asarone uses cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. By using this site, you agree to our Privacy Policy and our Terms of Use. X