Phytol – Terpenes and Cannabinoid Research

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  • Proven effects in clinical trials for Phytol
  • Receptors associated with Phytol
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Overview - Phytol


Phytol is a terpene that is richly represented in nature as part of the larger molecule chlorophyll, which gives leaves their green color and which is essential in photosynthesis. As chlorophyll breaks down, phytol is released. It is estimated that about 30% of chlorophyll is phytol.

Description of Phytol and Cautions

Phytol is a clear, colorless, oily liquid. In isolated forms it can cause skin irritation.

Scent Description

Floral, Jasmine, Jasmine green tea, balsam

Natural Sources

Green tea, jasmine, olive trees

Summary of Phytol Effects

Possible analgesic, antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, antoconvulsant, antimicrobial (Staphylococcus aureus), antiparasitical (schistosomiasis). May help destroy certain types of cancer cells (adenocarcinoma, hepatocellular carcinoma).

Cannabis Strains High in Phytol

OG Kush, Harlequin, Cannatonic, Trident

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