Category Archives: Lippia Plants

Carvone: Terpenoid with Central Nervous System Effects

Carvone is a secondary metabolite produced by a number of plants. Carvone belongs to the terpenoid group of phytochemicals. Terpenoids are molecules consisting of linked isoprene units, and in plants include monoterpenes, diterpenes, and sesquiterpenes. Carvone falls into the category … Continue reading

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Lippia Plants: Anti-anxiety herb

Lippia refers to a Genus (group) of flowering plants from the Verbenaceae (vervain or verbena) family. The Genus contains between 200 and 400 different species and these are characterised by their fragrant aroma, which is due to the presence of … Continue reading

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