Constituents of basil, like linalool, estragole
and eugenol are antimicrobials, which cause sterilization of gastrointestinal tract, resultantly feed utilization improved (Ravid et al., 1997).
anisum, the principal compounds found were trans-anethole and Estragole
. Other constituents of the oil present in lower quantity were cis-(-)-2,4a,5,6,9a-Hexahydro-3,5,5,9-tetramethyl(1H) benzocycloheptene, cis-anethole, (+)-Carvone, Di-epi-alpha-cedrene, Limonene, p-Cumic aldehyde and beta-Chamigrene.
Summary: Vendors in the market are focusing on investing funds in extensive research and development in order to extend the application areas of estragole
Methylchavicol, or estragole
, is a natural constituent of a number of plants, including tarragon (Artemisia dracunculus), sweet basil (Ocimum canum) and sweet fennel (Pimpinella anisum), and their EOs have been widely used in foodstuffs as flavoring agents (VINCENZI et al., 2000).
This is mostly based on toxicology studies of one of its isolated compounds, estragole
, from in vivo and in vitro trials.
blocks neuronal excitability by direct inhibition of Na+ channels.
basilicum are associated with its major components; estragole
and linalool (Elansary et al., 2016; Mith et al., 2016; Avetisyan et al., 2017; Hanif et al., 2017).
Caption: FIGURE 1: Structural formulas: (a) trans-anethole and (b) cis-anethole, and their analogues (c) estragole
and (d) eugenol.
Stashenko, "Composition and in-vitro antioxidant capacity of essential oils rich in thymol, carvacrol, trans-anethole or estragole
," Salud UIS, vol.
The main component of Cymbopogon citratus is the monoterpenoid geraniol, whereas that of Tagetes lucida is the aromatic phenylpropene estragole
. Other researchers have reported on the pesticide properties of the plant compounds we tested.
[beta]-Caryophyllene and estragole
were obtained from TCI Shanghai Development Co., Ltd.
Evaluation of interindividual human variation in bioactivation and DNA adduct formation of estragole
in liver predicted by physiologically based kinetic/dynamic and monte carlo modeling.