A review of therapeutic and pharmacological effects of thymol

Parsaei, Pouya. and Bahmani, Mahmoud. and Naghdi, Nasrollah. and Asadi-Samani, Majid. and Rafieian-Kopaei, Mahmoud. (2016) A review of therapeutic and pharmacological effects of thymol. Der Pharmacia Lettre, 8 (2). pp. 150-154.


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Thymol (C10H14O) is a monoterpene which is considered a phenolic component and is present in many vegetable oils. Thymol is an aromatic essence which is known as disinfectant in traditional medicine. Thymol is found in plants and has properties such as antibacterial, antipyretic, antispasmodic, antifungal, antioxidant, and hepatorotective, anti worm, antispasmodic for rats tracheal smooth muscles, gastroprotective, antihyperglycemic, antihyperlipidemic, analgesic, acaricide, and antiepileptic. Thymol is a medicinal, plant-based component with pleasant taste and smell and is found in many medicinal plants including Thymus vulgaris, and Carum copticum. Because it is inexpensive and exerts pharmaceutically peerless effects, it could be used to heal many of the diseases and may be commercially available in different countries in the future.

Item Type: Article
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Uncontrolled Keywords: Medicinal plantsو Therapeutic effectsو Thymol
Subjects: QV pharmacology > QV 752 Pharmacognosy
Divisions: Reserach Vice-Chancellar Department > Medical Plants Research Center
Reserach Vice-Chancellar Department > student research center
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Date Deposited: 11 Jul 2017 08:30
Last Modified: 04 Feb 2018 08:53
URI: http://eprints.skums.ac.ir/id/eprint/1027

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