April 20, 2018

Elemene / Beta Elemene

Elemene is a sesquiterpene found in white turmeric, myrrh, citronella, and valerian. Sesquiterpenes are less volatile than monoterpenes, but still prone to oxidation.  They have a strong odor.  If oxidized (exposed to air) they could cause skin irritation and/or mucous membrane irritation. Links to Plants Containing Elemene   RESEARCH The […]