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 (tho͞o′jōn′, thyo͞o′-)
A ketone, C10H16O, that is thought to be a neurotoxin and is found in certain plants such as the wormwood Artemisia absinthium, an ingredient in absinthe.

[New Latin Thuja, arborvitae genus (since it is found in arborvitae); see thuja + -one.]
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Themonoterpenes (1) 1,3,8-p-methatriene, (2) D-limonene, (3) dehydrocymene, and (4) thujol were eluted in the first section (low MW) around minutes 10 to 25.
Monoterpenes such as 1,3,8-p-methatriene, d-limonene, dehydrocymene, and thujol may be responsible for spasmolytic effect.
The essential oil in the OE differs from that in the HE; qualitatively some compounds such as azulene, alpha-bisabolol, and bisbolene epoxide hydrate are found in OE and not in HE, while oxazolidine, viridiflorol, camphor, and thujol are found only in HE; quantitatively some little difference found as in [alpha]-humulene and limonene increased in Hexane Extract (HE) than in Oil Extract (OE).