A New Method Of Thujone Determination In Natural Products
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Mateusz is a research scientist at the AGH University of Science and Technology in Kraków.

                       

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 related to the spleen, urinary disorders, common cold, wound healing, and have antimicrobial, antioxidant, hepatoprotective, and neuroprotective uses. Fig. 1. Visualization...

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