April 17, 2018

Myristicine / Apiol / Apiole

Myristicine, also called apiol, is a phenol methyl ether found in dill, nutmeg, and parsley, and it can be euphoric, neurotoxic, nephrotoxic, and genotoxic in high doses. Phenol methyl ethers are similar to phenols, but even more powerful.  Concerns with overuse include psychotropic, neurotoxic effects, liver toxicity, and possible carcinogenic activity. […]