Alpha-Terpinene – Terpene Profile
Alpha-Terpinene is commonly found in allspice and several essential oils including cardamom, marjoram, citrus, Eucalyptus, and Juniperus. Its woody, lemony and citrusy aroma contribute to its popular use as a fragrance and flavor compound. Apart from its use as a food additive due to its lemony flavor, on a therapeutic level, alpha-Terpinene is known for its rapid antioxidant properties along with sedative effects.
An Endophytic Diaporthe apiculatum Produces Monoterpenes with Inhibitory Activity against Phytopathogenic Fungi.
In vitro efficacy of two terpenes against ancyrocephalid monogeneans from Nile tilapia.
α-Terpinene, an antioxidant in tea tree oil, autoxidizes rapidly to skin allergens on air exposure.
α-Terpineol, a natural monoterpene: A review of its biological properties.