Category Archives: Thymol

How Does Fluoride Work and Does It Matter?

Fluoride is often added to toothpaste. Fluoride is also often added to drinking water. Fluoride may improve tooth health because it can decrease the demineralisation rate of tooth enamel. However, the mechanism for this has been misunderstood and in this … Continue reading

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The Anti-Anxiety Effects of Thymol

Thymol (2-isopropyl-5-methylphenol) is naturally occurring phenolic monoterpene. The compound is synthesised by plants from cymene. Thymol is found in a number of commonly eaten garden plants including Rosmarinus officinalis (rosemary) and Thymus sp. (thyme). Thymol is thought to have therapeutic … Continue reading

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