Terpene of the Week: Phellandrene

Phellandrene has a peppermint like aroma and can be found in eucalyptus as well as a number of herbs and spices, including cinnamon, garlic, dill, ginger, and parsley. Phellandrene is also used as a food flavoring and in perfumes. It can be used to treat digestive disorders and has antifungal properties.

Matthew Mintz, MD

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