Alpha-Gurjunene – Terpene Profile
Alpha-Gurjunene is found in some species of pearly everlasting and the thistle family of plants. With a spicy, woody aroma, Alpha-Gurjunene is often used to enhance fresh-smelling fragrances and cosmetic products. Similarly, its deep notes of spice and wood are used to flavor a variety of savory and dessert foods. The research community is continually discovering new therapeutic properties of Alpha-Gurjunene. The sesquiterpene has to date been shown to be valuable when employed against cancer and inflammation, is effective against ticks and can be used to dull pain.
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