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Limonene

Limonene

Limonene is a volatile oil found in pine needle oil, lemon oil, and other plants. Limonene has antiviral and antibacterial properties. It is a skin irritant and sensitizer. Limonene is used in the manufacturing of resins and as a solvent.


References
Leung, Albert Y. 1980. Encyclopedia of Common Natural Ingredient used in Food, Drugs and Cosmetics. John Wiley and Sons, N Y. 409 pp.