(33) Another component of the used extract is thujone
, with well-known neuroprotective effects.
(trans), [gamma]-terpinene, nerol and myrtenol inhibited all tested bacteria in wide range of MICs (1-50 [micro]L/mL).
Absinthium have been reported.3 One of these a- thujone
has an effect on central nervous system (CNS).
The discussion, which will come to a head at a meeting of the parliament in the French city of Strasbourg next week, focuses on the amount of the naturally occuring chemical thujone
that must be present in the drink, if at all.
and geraniol present lower effect (Perry & al., 2001) as well as eugenol and thymol, and other methylisopropylphenols (GUILLEN & MANZANOS, 1999).
Carvone was observed to be more toxic than bicyclic compounds such as verbinol and thujone
Ada cayi yapraklarinin damitilmasi ile elde edilen ada cayi yagi; salvene, pinene, camphor, cineole, borneol, thujone
, sponin, diterpene, phenolic asit, salviatanin, ursokolik asit, kafeik asit ve flavonoidleri icerir (1-3).
(18) Screening for metals was conducted using semi-quantitative inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry (ICP-MS) (17, 19) The absinthe from Switzerland was quantitatively analyzed for thujone
. (20) Wine and beer samples were screened for aflatoxins using a commercially available test-kit (Aflacard Total, R-Biopharm, Darmstadt, Germany).
from 1912 until 2007, when the Food and Drug Administration began permitting formulations with minimal amounts of thujone
, a psychoactive chemical in wormwood.
The high alcohol content of the drink as well as the presence of the hallucinogenic thujone
has seen this drink widely banned.
sclarea (S5) was the only one to present distinct compounds in relation to the other species, having as major compounds linalool (29.36%), linalyl acetate (18.35%) and [alpha]-terpineol (11.18%) of a total of 81.48%, thus showing low contents of thujone
, camphor and 1,8-cineole (Table 5), corroborating the work of Foray et al.
Don)) is mainly caused by the presence of antimicrobial compounds, notably thujone
and thujaplicin, in the heartwood.