Alpha-Phellandrene – Terpene Profile
Alpha-phellandrene is a one of two isomers of the monoterpene phellandrene. The compound can be found a large assortment of herbs, vegetables, and preserved foods, including cured pork, celery leaves, eucalyptus and dill. With an alluring scent mixture of pepper, mint, and fruit, alpha-phellandrene is a staple in perfumes and cosmetics. Its refreshing flavor of light citrus is why alpha-phellandrene is a go-to component of desserts and candies. As a therapeutic agent, alpha-phellandrene has been shown to be effective against liver cancer alongside known antibacterial and antioxidant qualities.
Autophagy in tumor cells
Induction of α-phellandrene on autophagy in human liver tumor cells.
Antibacterial and Antioxidant
Constituents, antibacterial and antioxidant activities of essential oils from Trachelospermum jasminoides flowers.
Anti inflammatory and wound healing
Wound healing activity of terpinolene and α-phellandrene by attenuating inflammation and oxidative stress in vitro.