Vaporizes At: 307ºF (153ºC)
Potential Effects: anti-bacterial, anti-irritation, antimicrobial and analgesic properties
Potential Medical Value: treating bacterial infections and wounds
Also Found in: Chamomile
The terpene bisabolol (also known as α-Bisabolol or levomenol) is a fragrant chemical compound which has a pleasant floral aroma. Bisabolol is most commonly found in chamomile flowers and its essential oil.
Bisabolol has been effective in treating bacterial infections and wounds because of its anti-irritation, antimicrobial and analgesic properties. It is also an antioxidant and has recently been shown to induce apoptosis in models of leukemia.