Super Organic Solvent Guaiacol
Appearance: light Yellow Oil
Guaiacol is the methyl ether of pyrocatechin, and is obtained by distilling guaiacum from wood-tar creosote. A strong solvent pure and simple it has some water miscibility to it and high degree of oil solubility as well.Guaiacol is called super solvent,as with most high mg gear it contained guaiacol as a solvent used to create high level of concentrate.It can dissolve powder more easily,and mainly used for oral steroids
Guaiacol is a combustable compound, so be very careful when brewing this if you use an open flame as your heat source. i would suggest everyone have a good hotplate with automatic, magnetic stirring if you regularly homebrew though.
Allowed edible perfume. Natural Guaiacol is used in confect a series of essence of coffee, herb, fumes and tobacco.
Natural Guaiacol is also use as perfume and antioxidants in food and daily chemicals synthesize vanillin and
pharmaceutical intermediates. General Description Colorless to amber crystals or liquid.
Soluble in aqueous sodium hydroxide. Used medicinally as an expectorant. Used, because of its anti-oxidant
properties, as an anti-skinning agent for paints.Air & Water Reactions Sensitive to air and light (darkens). Slightly
water soluble.Reactivity Profile: Guaiacol may react with oxidizing materials. Guaiacol forms salts readily with bases.
Though Guaiacol is a super solvent we seldom use it because it causes side effects which many people don’t like,such as:Allergies,Irritability,Fever,Cough,Disgusting vomits……
It has been shown to have irritating properties on inhalation, injestion, or skin contact in high quantities. It permeates the skin barrier very readily and will be distributed systemically as well.