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Kakuol is a naturally occurring sesquiterpene compound found in various plants, including Alpinia galanga, known for its antimicrobial, anti-inflammatory, and potential antitumor activities. With the CAS number 18607-90-4 and a purity of ≥98% HPLC, Kakuol has attracted research interest for its therapeutic potential in treating infections, reducing inflammation, and exploring its efficacy in cancer prevention.

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Product Details

  • Product Name: Kakuol
  • CAS Number: 18607-90-4
  • Purity: ≥98% HPLC
  • Molecular Formula: C15H24O
  • Molecular Weight: 220.35 g/mol
  • Appearance: White to off-white crystalline powder
  • Solubility: Soluble in DMSO, ethanol, and slightly soluble in water
  • Storage: Store at -20°C, protected from light and moisture

Features & Benefits

  • Antimicrobial Activity: Demonstrates broad-spectrum antimicrobial effects against various bacteria and fungi, offering potential in treating infectious diseases.
  • Anti-inflammatory Effects: Modulates inflammatory pathways, potentially beneficial for managing inflammatory conditions and pain.
  • Potential Antitumor Properties: Exhibits cytotoxic activities against certain cancer cell lines, indicating its potential in cancer research.
  • Natural Origin: Derived from the rhizomes of Alpinia galanga, providing a holistic approach to health and wellness.


  • Pharmaceutical Research: Investigated for its potential in developing treatments for microbial infections, inflammation, and cancer.
  • Nutraceuticals: Utilized in dietary supplements for its health-promoting properties, especially for its antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory effects.
  • Traditional Medicine: Employed in traditional herbal formulations for its therapeutic benefits.
  • Cosmeceuticals: Incorporated into skincare products for its anti-inflammatory and antimicrobial properties, contributing to skin health.

Safety & Compliance

  • Produced under stringent quality control standards to ensure high purity and safety.
  • Accompanied by a comprehensive Certificate of Analysis (CoA) for quality assurance.
  • Recommended for use by healthcare professionals and researchers familiar with the handling and safety protocols of bioactive compounds.


  • Available in 20mg and 1g quantities to support a wide range of applications from research and development to commercial use.
  • Packaged in air-tight containers to ensure stability and product integrity during storage and handling.









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