From the one-year-old fruit cones of Picea excelsa, Lk. (Ger. Fichte or Rottanne) obtained from Thuringia, Schimmel & Co.6) distilled an oil which, when rectified, possessed the following properties: d15o0,8743; aD - 19°15'; A.V. 1,8; E. V. 3,9 = 1,4 p.c. of ester computed as bornyl acetate; soluble in 7 vols. and more of 90 p. c. alcohol. The oil was of a greenish-yellow color and, compared with other coniferous oils, had a somewhat flat and musty odor.