carvacrol


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Related to carvacrol: linalool, thymol, Cinnamaldehyde

car·va·crol

 (kär′və-krôl′, -krōl′)
n.
An aromatic phenolic compound, C10H14O, found in plants such as oregano and savory and used in flavorings and fungicides.

[New Latin carvi, specific epithet of caraway (from Medieval Latin; see caraway) + Latin ācer, acr-, sharp; see ak- in Indo-European roots + -ol.]

carvacrol

(ˈkɑːvəˌkrɒl)
n
the aromatic phenol C10H14O, found in plants of the mint family and used as a fungicide, as an antiseptic, and as a scent in perfumes

car•va•crol

(ˈkɑr vəˌkrɔl, -ˌkroʊl)

n.
a colorless, thick, oily liquid, C10H14O, having a mintlike odor: used chiefly as a disinfectant, as a fungicide, and as a scent in the manufacture of perfume.
[1850–55; < Medieval Latin caru(i) caraway + Latin ac(e)r sharp (see acrid) + -ol1]
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A 94-year-old man who saw what was happening gave him a drop of oregano oil in water, with a high carvacrol content.
Among these, thymol and carvacrol isomers (Figure 1) are found in the EOs of plants including Origanum vulgare (6) and Lippia sidoides (7).
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Oregano contains a good amount of carvacrol, a natural insect repellent.
Oregano has brought great interest as an alternative to the use of Growth-Promoting Antibiotic because its essential oil is rich in monoterpenoids, carvacrol, and thymol that exhibit antioxidant and antimicrobial properties in vitro and in vivo along with animal digestion stimulation (Hernandez et al.