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Compound in essential oils could help treat Parkinson’s disease

August 5, 2021

A chemical widely used in perfumery and a component of many essential oils, farnesol, has just been found to help preserve dopamine-producing neurons (nerves) in the brains of sufferers of Parkinson’s disease (PD). A progressive loss of dopamine neurons causes the difficulties with movement and cognition that is associated with PD. Although drugs can be […]

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