Bisabolol, more formally alpha-Bisabolol, is a monocyclic sesquiterpene alcohol.
C15 H26 O
soluble in ethanol, insoluble in water
This terpene is an essential compound in the oil of the true chamomile, which is traditionally used as a medicinal plant.
alpha-Bisabolol has a soothing, regenerating and calming effect on the skin. It is anti-inflammatory, antibacterial and, according to some studies, antifungal. Other potential applications include inflammation of the digestive tract, stomach, and intestinal ulcers as well as cystitis.
anti-inflammatory antimicrobial antimycotic sedative