Constituents

Khusimol

Khusimol is a sesquiterpene alcohol found in turmeric and vetiver. Links to Plants Containing Khusimol…

Khusenic Acid

Khusenic acid is an acid found in vetiver oil. Links to Plants Containing Khusenic Acid…

Ajoene

Ajoene is only found in crushed garlic. Links to Plants Containing Ajoene   RESEARCH The…

Arctigenin

Arctigenin is a lignan found in plants of the Asteraceae family such as burdock.   Links…

Isoflavones

Isoflavones are produced by plants of the Fabaceae family, including red clover, soy bean, and also…

Rosmanol

Rosmanol is a diterpene phenol as found in rosemary and sage. Links to Plants Containing…

Luteolin

Luteolin is a flavonoid found in carrots, peppers, celery, olive oil, peppermint, parsley, thyme, rosemary,…

Piperlongumine

Piperlongumine is an alkaloid found in long pepper and other pepper species. Links to Plants…

Verbenone

Verbenone is a ketone as found in rosemary and verbena. Many ketones can be toxic…

Thymol

Thymol is a phenol as found in ajowan, oregano and thyme. Phenols are potent chemicals…

Tannins

Tannins are an astringent polyphenolic component found in a variety of plants such as aloe,…

Phytosterols

Phytosterols include sterols and stanols as found in plants.  The FDA, Health Canada, and the EFSA …

Glycyrrhizin

Glycyrrhizin is a saponin found in licorice root that is an emulsifier.  Side effects of…

Glabridin

Glabridin is a phenol isoflavonoid found in licorice. Links to Plants Containing Glabridin   RESEARCH The…

Lignans

Lignans are a phytoestrogen as found in flax, sesame, rye, wheat, oat, barley, brassica vegetables,…

Iridoid

Iridoids are monterpenoid glycosides as found in plants like plantain.  It can also be found…

Sclareol

Sclareol is a diterpene alcohol found in clary sage. Diterpenes are not commonly found in…

Salicylaldehyde

Salicylaldehyde is an aldehyde as found in willow and cassia. Aldehydes have a powerful aroma…

Safrole

Safrole is a phenol methyl ether as found in camphor and sassafras.  It can be…

Pulegone

Pulegone is a ketone, as found in pennyroyal, which is toxic.  It is also found…

Piperene / Piperine

Piperene is a monoterpene found in hot and black pepper. Monoterpenes are odorless, highly volatile,…

Piperitone

Piperitone is a ketone as found in dill, spearmint, cornmint, calamint, catnip, peppermint, and certain…

Neryl acetate

Neryl acetate is an acetate ester of nerol as found in citrus oils, fenugreek, Melissa,…

Nerol

Nerol is an alcohol found in basil, helichrysum, rose, neroli, myrtle, lemon balm, and thyme….

Nepetalactone

Nepetalactone is a lactone as found in catnip and honeysuckle. Lactones are a type of…

Myrtenal

Myrtenal is an aldehyde with relations to myrtenol. Aldehydes have a powerful aroma used in…

Myrtenol

Myrtenol is a monoterpene alcohol.  It may be found in citrus oils, ginger, peppermint, hops,…

Myrcene

Myrcene is a monoterpene found in juniper, thyme, rosemary, parsley, hops, lemongrass, verbena, cannabis, bitter…

Methyl Salicylate

Methyl salicylate is an ester found in wintergreen, birch, and ylang-ylang. Esters are formed from…

Methyleugenol

Methyeugenol is a phenol as found in estragole type basil, black tea tree, fennel, laurel,…

Menthone

Menthone is a ketone, as found in geranium, pennyroyal, and peppermint. Many ketones can be…