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1- Department of Biology, Science and Research Branch, Islamic Azad University, Tehran, Iran
2- Department of Biology, Science and Research Branch, Islamic Azad University, Tehran
3- Assistant professor , Research & Production Complex, Quality Control Department, Pasteur Institute of Iran , eftekharivet@gmail.com
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Eugenol (4-allyl-2-methoxy phenol) is a phenolic compound of the clove family Syzygium aromaticum. In traditional medicine, clove oil has been used as an antimicrobial, antiseptic and antispasmodic. Nowadays, there is also a wide range of use of eugenol for several purposes such as household products, fragrance in soaps and cosmetics, skincare products, flavoring substances for food, dental and pharmaceutical products. Eugenol causes an enhancement in skin penetration of diverse drugs, agricultural applications to protect foods from microorganisms, treatment of skin infections, skin lesions, and inflammatory disorders.
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Type of Study: Letter to editor | Subject: Herbal Drugs
Received: 2019/10/11 | Accepted: 2019/11/3 | Published: 2019/11/20

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