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Physical & Chemical Properties

Molecular Formula: C15H24
Molecular Weight: 204.357 g/mol
Boiling Point: 223-225°F
Density: 0.886 g/mL


alpha-Humulene is a naturally occurring volatile commonly found in the hops plant, the flavoring agent in beer. It is also found in essentials oils for sage, ginseng, and ginger. Humulene gives off a subtle earthy, woody aroma with spicy herbal undertones. It is also known to suppress hunger.

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