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  • EUGENOL (allyl guaiacol, eugenic acid), C10H1202,anodoriferous principle; it is the chief constituent of oil of cloves, and occurs in many other essential oils.
  • By the action of alkalis it is converted into iso-eugenol, which on oxidation yields vanillin, the odorous principle of vanilla.
  • Alkali fusion of eugenol gives protocatechuic acid.
  • The amount of eugenol in oil of cloves can be estimated by acetylation, in presence of pyridine (A.
  • Chavibetol, an isomer of eugenol, occurs in the ethereal oil obtained from Piper betle.

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