Artificially it was obtained by Semmler1) and by Wallach2) by the reduction of thujone. The constitution of thujone has not yet been definitely ascertained. (Comp. thujone).
B. p. 92,5° (13 mm.); d20o0,9249; nD 1,4635.
Wallach'2) has recorded the following constants:
B. p. 210 to 212°; d20o0,9265.
Thujyl alcohol reveals the properties of a secondary alcohol; it is readily oxidized to the ketone thujone. It is this property that is used for its identification. Thujone oxime melts at 54°.