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Carvacrol Improves Respiratory Symptoms and Pulmonary Function in Patients with Asthma

Asthma, a common chronic inflammatory disease of the airways, causes wheezing, coughing, chest tightness, and shortness of breath. Carvacrol is the main phenol of the essential oil of plants including oregano (Origanum vulgare, Lamiaceae) and thyme (Thymus vulgaris, Lamiaceae), and has been shown to have antioxidant and anti-inflammatory effects. These authors conducted a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, phase II clinical trial

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