Croweacin is an allylbenzene essential oil. It’s a derivative of safrole with the addition of a methoxy group on the benzene ring. It’s also a positional isomer of myristicin and sarisan.

Natural Sources

Plant Part Contents of Essential Oil
Crowea saligna Unspecified 84-94% [1]
Crowea angustifolia var. angustifolia Unspecified 7% [1]

Chemical Properties

PubChem CID: 5316141
Molecular Weight: 192.21118 [g/mol]
Molecular Formula: C11H12O3
XLogP3-AA: 2.8
IUPAC Name: 4-methoxy-5-prop-2-enyl-1,3-benzodioxole
InChI: InChI=1S/C11H12O3/c1-3-4-8-5-6-9-11(10(8)12-2)14-7-13-9/h3,5-6H,1,4,7H2,
Canonical SMILES: COC1=C(C=CC2=C1OCO2)CC=C

1. Brophy, J.J.; Goldsack, R.J.; Punruckvong, A.; Forster, P.I.; Fookes, C.J.R. Essential oils of the genus Crowea (Rutaceae). Journal of essential oil research : JEOR (Jul-Aug 1997); ISSN 1041-2905; Vol. No. v. 9(4) p. 401-409
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