Alpha-Pinene – Terpene Profile
Hinted in its name, α-Pinene is commonly found in coniferous trees, notably the pine. Has a very characteristic spicy, woody pine aroma. It is the most widely encountered terpene in nature and has a wide range of medicinal properties. Several studies revealed it as a strong bronchodilator, anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, sedative and anxiolytic.
Effects of Inhaled Rosemary Oil on Subjective Feelings and Activities of the Nervous System.
Intracerebral Distribution of a-Pinene and the Anxiolytic-like Effect in Mice Following Inhaled Administration of Essential Oil from Chamaecyparis obtuse.
Effects of alpha-pinene odor in different concentrations on stress-induced hyperthermia in rats.
Antinociceptive activity of alpha-pinene and fenchone
Gastroprotective effect of alpha-pinene and its correlation with antiulcerogenic activity of essential oils obtained from Hyptis species.
Inhibitory effect of Turkish Rosmarinus officinalis L. on acetylcholinesterase and butyrylcholinesterase enzymes.