Phenols 101

Recent research has focused on the health benefits of Polyphenols found in a wide range of plants, including cannabis plants. Phenols are an important sub group of these substances with major health and wellbeing applications.

Thought to have been the first surgical antiseptic, phenol is commonly used (in low concentrations) as a disinfectant in household cleaners and in mouthwash but it has many other beneficial uses. Phenol, or Phenolic Compounds, is known to trigger a preventive reaction against infectious and degenerative diseases, inflammation and allergies. It does this via reactive mechanisms such as anti-oxidant, anti-microbial and protein/enzyme neutralisation/modulation mechanisms, according to scientific researchers