Thymol

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An oil derived from thyme. Has been shown in several studies to work against Candida albicans, one of the fungi responsible for nail fungus.

Thymol (Wikipedia)
Thymol
Thymol
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Names
IUPAC name
2-isopropyl-5-methylphenol
Identifiers
89-83-8 YesY
ChEBI CHEBI:27607 YesY
ChEMBL ChEMBL29411 YesY
ChemSpider 21105998 YesY
DrugBank DB02513 YesY
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KEGG D01039 YesY
UNII 3J50XA376E YesY
Properties
C10H14O
Molar mass 150.22 g·mol−1
Density 0.96 g/cm3
Melting point 49 to 51 °C (120 to 124 °F; 322 to 324 K)
Boiling point 232 °C (450 °F; 505 K)
0.9 g/L (20 °C)
Pharmacology
QP53AX22 (WHO)
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
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Infobox references

Thymol (also known as 2-isopropyl-5-methylphenol, IPMP) is a natural monoterpene phenol derivative of cymene, C10H14O, isomeric with carvacrol, found in oil of thyme, and extracted from Thymus vulgaris (common thyme) and various other kinds of plants as a white crystalline substance of a pleasant aromatic odor and strong antiseptic properties. Thymol also provides the distinctive, strong flavor of the culinary herb thyme, also produced from T. vulgaris.

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