Also known as alpha,4-dimethyl-alpha-(4- methyl-3-pentenyl)-3-cyclohexene-1-methanol, Bisabolol is a naturally occurring monocyclic sesquiterpene alcohol which was first isolated from Matricaria chamomilla (Asteraceae) in 1951.
In the pharmaceutical world, it is used for its anti inflammatory, antispasmodic and antibacterial properties.
- Soothes irritated skin
- Reduces ultraviolet induced skin effects
- Speeds up wound healing
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