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IUPAC name (3S,3aR,3bR,4S,7R,7aR)-Octahydro-3,7-dimethyl-4-(1-methylethyl)-1H-cyclopenta[1,3]cyclopropa[1,2]benzen-3-ol
CAS number 23445-02-5
SMILES [H][C@]12[C@H]([C@H](C)C)CC[C@@H](C)[C@]31[C@@]([H])2[C@@](C)(O)CC3
Molecular formula C15H26O
Molar mass 222.37 g/mol
Melting point

61-62 °C

Except where noted otherwise, data are given for
materials in their standard state
(at 25 °C, 100 kPa)
Infobox disclaimer and references

Cubebol is a natural sesquiterpene alcohol first identified in cubeb oil. It was patented as a cooling agent in 2001 by Firmenich, an international flavorcompany. The taste of cubebol is cooling and refreshing.[1] The patent describes application of cubebol as a refreshing agent in various products, ranging from chewing gum to sorbets, drinks, toothpaste, and gelatin-based confectioneries.[2]


  1. ^ Leffingwell, John C., Ph.D (2001). Cool without Menthol & Cooler than Menthol and Cooling Compounds as Insect Repellents. Leffingwell & Associates. Retrieved on 2006-09-15.
  2. ^ U.S. Patent 6,214,788 
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