• Backbone: Monoterpene
  • Functional Group: None

GC-MS Analysis and Gastroprotective Evaluations of Crude Extracts, Isolated Saponins, and Essential Oil from Polygonum hydropiper L.

Ayaz M, Junaid M, Ullah F, Sadiq A, Shahid M, Ahmad W, Ullah I, Ahmad A, Syed NI Frontiers in Chemistry, 2017 ABSTRACT: Peptic ulceration is among the most prevalent gastrointestinal disorders characterized by pepsin and gastric acid mediated mucosal damage, as result of imbalance between defensive and offensive processes. The main objective of the… Read more »

Antimicrobial synergism and cytotoxic properties of Citrus limon L., Piper nigrum L. and Melaleuca alternifolia (Maiden and Betche) Cheel essential oils

Nikolić MM, Jovanović KK, Marković TL, Marković DL, Gligorijević NN, Radulović SS, Kostić M, Glamočlija JM, Soković MD Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmacology, 2017 OBJECTIVES: The chemical composition, antimicrobial and synergistic effect, and cytotoxic activity of Citrus limon (lemon), Piper nigrum (green pepper) and Melaleuca alternifoila (tea tree) essential oils (EOs) were investigated. METHODS: Chemical analyses of essential oils were tested… Read more »

Effect of essential oil and supercritical carbon dioxide extract from the root of Angelica gigas on human EEG activity

Sowndhararajan K, Seo M, Kim M, Kim H, Kim S Complementary Therapies in Clinical Practice, 2017 ABSTRACT: OBJECTIVES: The present study aimed to investigate the effect of inhalation of essential oil (EO) and supercritical carbon dioxide extract (SC-CO2) from the root of A. gigas on human electroencephalographic (EEG) activity. MATERIALS AND METHODS: For this purpose, the EO was… Read more »

An in vitro ethnopharmacological study on Prangos ferulacea: a wound healing agent

Yousefi K, Hamedeyazdan S, Hodaei D, Lotfipour F, Baradaran B, Orangi M, Fathiazad F BioImpacts, 2017 ABSTRACT: Introduction: Traditionally Prangos ferulacea root is being used as an effective wound healing agent especially for pus-filled wounds both in human and stocks in the western north of Iran. Regarding the subject we decided to study P. ferulacea roots essential oil (PFE) for its antimicrobial and wound healing activities…. Read more »

A review and synthesis of monoterpene speciation from forests in the United States

Gerona C, Rasmussenb R, Arntsc RR, Guentherd A Atmospheric Environment, 2000 ABSTRACT: The monoterpene composition (emission and tissue internal concentration) of major forest tree species in the United States is discussed. Of the 14 most commonly occurring compounds (α-pinene, β-pinene, Δ3-carene, d-limonene, camphene, myrcene, α-terpinene, β-phellandrene, sabinene, ρ-cymene, ocimene, α-thujene, terpinolene, and γ-terpinene), the first… Read more »