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Malgorzata is currently a research scientist at the West Pomeranian University of Technology, Szczecin.

A New Method Of Thujone Determination In Natural Products

Thujone is hallucinogenic cyclic monoterpenoid which occurs naturally in the form of two isomers: the less common (-)-α-thujone and the more popular (+)-β-thujone, also known as isothujone (Fig. 1). This compound is a major component of essential oils extracted from wormwood, tansy, sage, or thuja.  These oils have applications in the treatment of seizures, problems