Carvacrol – Terpene Profile
This exquisite monoterpenoid phenol is found in a smattering of herbs, including myrtle, thyme, oregano and lovage. With a warm, piquant aroma, Carvacrol is used to introduce intriguing notes into fragrances as well as to bring pain relief through aromatherapy. The monoterpenoid phenol’s herbaceous roots lend it a depth of flavor that is utilized throughout the prepared food industry. Though research into Carvacrol’s health benefits is ongoing, is has been linked to microbial properties and been found effective against food-borne diseases along with potential for use as cancer treatment.
Anticarcinogenic and antiplatelet
Anticarcinogenic and antiplatelet effects of carvacrol.
Carvacrol and human health: A comprehensive review