sabinol

sabinol (saˑ·b·nôl),

n chief constituent of savin oil, an acrid oil from the fresh tops of
Juniperus sabina. It has been used in folk medicine as an anthelmintic, emmenagogue, and antirheumatic and in perfumery; may cause violent gastrointestinal irritation and hematuria when administered internally; fatal poisoning has resulted from its use as an abortifacient.
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De ella se extraia un aceite etereo, el Oleum sabinae de sabor picante y de accion convulsivante, cuyo principio activo el sabinol de accion irritante muy intensa, se absorbia facilmente por las mucosas y se eliminaba por las vias respiratorias y urinarias dando a la orina el caracteristico olor de su esencia.