Camphor Essential Oil

  • Botanical Name: Cinnamomum camphora
  • Alternative Names: Camphor Laurel
  • Botanical Family: Lauraceae
  • Primary Constituent: Camphor
  • Other Main Constituents: Safrole
  • Distillation Method: Steam Distillation
  • Plant Part: Bark

The in vitro Antimicrobial Activity and Chemometric Modelling of 59 Commercial Essential Oils against Pathogens of Dermatological Relevance.

Orchard A, Sandasi M, Kamatou G, Viljoen A, van Vuuren S Chemistry & Biodiversity, 2017 ABSTRACT: This study reports on the inhibitory concentration of 59 commercial essential oils recommended for dermatological conditions, and identifies putative compounds responsible for antimicrobial activity. Essential oils were investigated for antimicrobial activity using minimum inhibitory concentration assays. Ten essential oils… Read more »

Essential oils diversely modulate genome-wide gene expression in human dermal fibroblasts

Han X, Parker TL Cogent Medicine, 2017 ABSTRACT: The increasing popularity of essential oils for skincare has led to investigation of their biological effects in human skin cells. In this study, we investigated the biological activities of three commercially available essential oils, i.e. rosemary oil, wild orange oil, and a blend (commercial name: Deep Blue)… Read more »

Essential oils and their constituents as anticancer agents: a mechanistic view

Gautam N, Mantha AK, Mittal S BioMed Research International, 2014 ABSTRACT: Exploring natural plant products as an option to find new chemical entities as anticancer agents is one of the fastest growing areas of research. Recently, in the last decade, essential oils (EOs) have been under study for their use in cancer therapy and the… Read more »