Organic chemistry is the chemistry of carbon and its compounds. These compounds are called organic molecules.
Organic molecules constitute the chemical bricks of life. Fats, sugars, proteins, and the nucleic acids are compounds in which the principal component is carbon. So are countless substances that we take for granted in everyday use. All the clothes that we wear, toothbrushes, toothpaste, soaps, shampoos, deodorants, perfumes, contain organic compounds