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There are two main groups of essential oil constituents that define the chemistry of essential oil. They are hydrocarbons and oxygenated compounds. These are further subdivided into the sub-groups of Monoterpenes and Sesquiterpenes (click here for the Wikipedia article on Sesquiterpenes). There are more than 10,000 kinds of sesquiterpenes. Sesquiterpenes are the principal constituents of Cedarwood (98%), Vetiver (97%), Spikenard (93%), Sandalwood (Aloes) (90%), Black Pepper...