Essential Oil Studies

Studies on Specific Essential Oils

(also see Essential Oil Profiles)

 

 

General Studies on Essential Oils

Anthelmintic activity of essential oil of Ocimum sanctum and eugenol

Bioassay Unit, Research and Development Centre, Natural Remedies Pvt. Ltd., Plot No. 5B, Veerasandra Indl. Area, Hosur Road, Bangalore 561 229, India.

Anti-inflammatory activity of linalool and linalyl acetate constituents of essential oils.

"The results obtained indicate that linalool and the corresponding acetate play a major role in the anti-inflammatory activity displayed by the essential oils containing them, and provide further evidence suggesting that linalool and linalyl acetate-producing species are potentially anti-inflammatory agents."

Peana AT, D’Aquila PS, Panin F, Serra G, Pippia P, Moretti MD.
Dipartimento di Scienze del Farmaco, Università degli Studi di Sassari, Sassari, Italy. apeana@ssmain.uniss.it

Hydrodistillation-headspace solvent microextraction, a new method for analysis of the essential oil components of Lavandula angustifolia Mill.

"To the best of our knowledge this is the first report on the use of continuous headspace solvent microextraction coupled with hydrodistillation for investigation of essential oil components."

Phytochemical evaluation of essential oils, medicinal plants and their preparations

Semmelweis Orvostudományi Egyetem, Gyógynövény és Drogismereti Intézet, Budapest.

Solvent-free microwave extraction of essential oil from aromatic herbs: comparison with conventional hydro-distillation.

"SFME is a green technology and appears as a good alternative for the extraction of essential oils from aromatic plants."



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