Terpenoids: Menthol, Citral and Artemisinin – a comprehensive guide(1)

Terpenoids Terpenoids are also known as terpenes, are a large and diverse class of organic compounds produced by various plants, fungi and animals. Terpenoids are hydrocarbon of plant origin(naturally) of the general formula (C5H8). They are available in volatile oil like menthol, citral, artemisinin. Properties of terpenoids 1. It is a colorless substance.2. They are … Read more