Linalool

D-linalool is found in many plant species, including lavender, mint, lemon balm, basil and rose. Activities include:1,2,3

  • Analgesia (via adenosine A 2A)
  • Anxiolytic
  • Anti-inflammatory
  • Anti-convulsant
  • Sedative via inhalation in mice
  • Local anaesthetic
  • Anti-depressant
  • Anti-tumour
  • Anti-oxidative
  • Antimicrobial
  • Neuroprotective
  • Hepatoprotective

References

  1. Russo, E. & Marcu, J. Cannabis Pharmacology: The Usual Suspects and a Few Promising Leads. Advances in Pharmacology 80, 67-134 (2017). doi:10.1016/bs.apha.2017.03.004[]
  2. Andre, C., Hausman, J., & Guerriero, G. Cannabis sativa: The Plant of the Thousand and One Molecules. Frontiers in plant science 7, 19 (2016). https://doi.org/10.3389/fpls.2016.00019[]
  3. Nuutinen, T. Medicinal properties of terpenes found in Cannabis sativa and Humulus lupulus. European journal of medicinal chemistry 157, 198-228 (2018). doi:10.1016/j.ejmech.2018.07.076[]
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