Alpha-Terpineol – Terpene Profile
The monoterpene α-Terpineol is a major component of pine oils. Moreover, it’s present in small amounts in many other essential oils such as eucalyptus and cajeput. It is one of five common isomers of terpineol. Besides its important role in the industrial field, α-Terpineol offers a wide range of medical properties as a local anesthetic, anticancer, anti-inflammatory and antihypertensive compound.
Effects of terpineol on the compound action potential of the rat sciatic nerve.
Gastroprotective activity of α-terpineol in two experimental models of gastric ulcer in rats.
α-terpineol reduces mechanical hypernociception and inflammatory response.
Cardiovascular effects induced by α‐terpineol in hypertensive rats.
Alpha Terpineol: A Potential Anticancer Agent which Acts through Suppressing NF-κB Signalling.