According to the investigations of H. Kondo 4) the oil of Juniperus chinensis resembles chemically that of Juniperus virginiana. Both the cedrol and the cedrene isolated from the oil were chemically identical with the corresponding compounds isolated from /. virginiana. In their physical properties, however, they revealed considerable deviations.

1) Distilled in the factory of Fritzsche Bros, in Garfield, N. J. Comp. also Report of Schimmel & Co. April 1894, 56.

2) Hanson and Babcock, Journ. Americ. chem. Soc. 28 (1906), 1201.

3) Report of Schimmel & Co. April 1898, 14.

4) Journ. of the pharm. Soc. of Japan 1907, 236; Report of Schimmel & Co. October 1907, 57.