Detail for Eugenol
Basic Information
DrugID 47
DrugName Eugenol
DrugDetail Eugenol is a phenylpropene, an allyl chain-substituted guaiacol. Eugenol is a member of the phenylpropanoids class of chemical compounds. It is a clear to pale yellow oily liquid extracted from certain essential oils especially from clove oil, nutmeg, cinnamon, basil and bay leaf. It is slightly soluble in water and soluble in organic solvents. It has a spicy, clove-like aroma. The name is derived from the scientific name for clove, Eugenia aromaticum or Eugenia caryophyllata. Eugenol is responsible for the aroma of cloves. It is the main component in the essential oil extracted from cloves, comprising 72?C90% of the total.

Indication Eugenol is used in perfumeries, flavorings, essential oils and in medicine as a local antiseptic and anesthetic.

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Drug Name PMIDLink Reference
Fluconazole Ahmad A., Khan A., Khan L.A., Manzoor N. (2010) In vitro synergy of eugenol and methyleugenol with fluconazole against clinical Candida isolates. Journal of Medical Microbiology 59:1178-1184. DOI: 10.1099/jmm.0.020693-0