Medicinal qualities:

In vitro

Vasorelaxant

Vasorelaxant effects of the monoterpenic phenol isomers, carvacrol and thymol, on rat isolated aorta.

Peixoto-Neves D, Silva-Alves KS, Gomes MD, Lima FC, Lahlou S, Magalhães PJ, Ceccatto VM, Coelho-de-Souza AN, Leal-Cardoso JH. (2010)

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A Dietary Agonist of Transient Receptor Potential Cation Channel V3 Elicits Endothelium-Dependent Vasodilation

Earley S,  Gonzales AL and Garcia ZI (2010)

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In vivo

Anticarcinogenic and antiplatelet

Anticarcinogenic and antiplatelet effects of carvacrol.

Karkabounas S, Kostoula OK, Daskalou T, Veltsistas P, Karamouzis M, Zelovitis I, Metsios A, Lekkas P, Evangelou AM, Kotsis N, Skoufos I. (2006) 

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General

Carvacrol and human health: A comprehensive review

Sharifi-Rad M, Varoni EM, Iriti M, Martorell M, Setzer WN, Del Mar Contreras M, Salehi B, Soltani-Nejad A, Rajabi S, Tajbakhsh M, Sharifi-Rad J

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