Assessment of DSC Study of Thymol
Abstract Thymol and menthol are naturally occurring plant derived compounds, which have excellent pharmaceutical and antimicrobial applications. The aim of this work was to evaluate the impact of biofield energy on physical and structural characteristics of thymol and menthol. The control and biofield treated compounds (thymol and menthol) were characterized by X-ray diffraction (XRD), Differential Scanning Calorimetry (DSC), Thermogravimetric analysis (TGA), and Fourier Transform Infrared Spectroscopy (FT-IR). XRD study revealed increase in intensity of the XRD peaks of treated thymol, which was correlated to high crystallinity of the treated sample. The treated thymol showed significant increase in crystallite size by 50.01% as compared to control. Keywords: Thymol; Menthol; Biofield treatment; XRD; DSC; TGA; FT-IR Introduction Thymol is a volatile organic compound extracted from thyme and it has excellent antibacterial properties. Experimental Materials and methods Characterization 1.