What is Alpha-Terpinene?
Alpha-terpinene is a colourless liquid extracted from plants. Eucalyptus and juniper are the primary sources. Alpha-terpinene can also be located in allspice, marjoram and cardamom.
Some benefits of Alpha-Terpinene
Important Notice! We need to apply some caveats here; baijiu remains an alcoholic beverage. A strong one, with high alcohol content. This means that it must be consumed responsibly and is NO SUBSTITUTE for medication or the advice of a healthcare professional.
All the same, science has uncovered some benefits for Alpha-Terpinene
The perks of this terpene include:
Alpha-terpinene is a powerful antioxidant, often used to treat allergic reactions. You’ll find Alpha-terpinene in tea tree oil for this reason. It can aid against skin rashes and similar concerns caused by sensitivities to environmental factors.
Antioxidants are substances that can prevent or slow damage to cells caused by free radicals, free radicals are unstable chemicals which damage cell membranes and other structures.
What else is Alpha-terpinene used for?
Outside of managing allergies and free radicals, Alpha-terpinene is most commonly used to flavour certain foods and drinks. This compound can be used to create and enhance a pleasant aroma, making a consumer product more appealing. It can also be found in traditional medicine preparations.
Science provides the answers
The nine ingredients used in the V.I.P Jiu 8 recepie were selected by the Kangxi Emperor to be used in a jiu tonic. From studying Kangxi’s own writings and the writings of others it was clear he was a notable herbalist and a passionate scholar of both Chinese and Western medicine.
In order to validate Kangxi’s knowledge with unquestionable and measurable evidence we asked a team of scientists to analyze V.I.P Jiu 8.
We ensured the laboratory was a registered member of UKAS – The United Kingdom Accreditation Service that is recognised by the UK government when comparing products to internationally agreed standards.
Further Reading: A full report and a list of beneficial compounds found in V.I.P Jiu 8 – V.I.P Jiu 8 – The Restorative Baijiu