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Abstract

Natural products derived from conifer oleoresins, particularly those from pine, have been articles of commerce since before recorded history. These oleoresins, which consist of an essential oil and a resin, are the source of turpentine (the essential oil), rosin (the resin), and a host of degraded products of rosin such as tars, pitches, oils, and fossil resins.

Keywords

Resin Acid Abietic Acid Wood Extractive Wood Rosin Naval Store 
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  • D. F. Zinkel

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