M-Cymene – Terpene Profile
It is a constituent of a number of essential oils, most commonly the oil of cumin and thyme. Significant amounts are formed in sulfite pulping process from the wood terpenes.
In vitro anti-inflammatory activity of terpenes via suppression of superoxide and nitric oxide generation and the NF-κB signalling pathway.
Marques FM, Figueira MM, Schmitt EFP, Kondratyuk TP, Endringer DC, Scherer R, Fronza M.