beta-Pinene and alpha-Pinene are found naturally in Turpentine. According to the different tree species of pine, there is have difference in contents of beta-Pinene. In China, the contents of alpha-Pinene is more than beta-Pinene usually, but Simao Area in Yunnan province, the contents of beta-Pinene can be between 20% to 40%.
beta-Pinene also have pines odor, is separated from Turpentine on rectification tower. The application of hot tearing to Myrcene is uesd as synthetic raw materials of Linalool, Geraniol, Nerol, Myrac aldehyde, Lyral, Ambergris and other flavors. Refined beta-Pinene can be used as flavor of daily chemicals, and control the contents less than 2%.