Eucalyptus Essential Oil

  • Botanical Name: Eucalyptus radiata
  • Alternative Names: Narrow-leaved peppermint
  • Botanical Family: Myrtaceae
  • Primary Constituent: Eucalyptol (1,8-cineole)
  • Other Main Constituents: Alpha-terpineol
  • Distillation Method: Steam Distillation
  • Plant Part: Leaf

An essential oil blend significantly modulates immune responses and the cell cycle in human cell cultures

Han X, Dorsett J, Parker TL Cogent Biology, 2017 ABSTRACT: In the current study, we examined the biological activities of an essential oil blend (EOB) in validated human cell cultures, which model the molecular biology of autoimmune diseases and chronic inflammation. EOB is primarily composed of essential oils from wild orange, clove, cinnamon, eucalyptus, and… 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 »

1, 8-Cineol Protect Against Influenza-Virus-Induced Pneumonia in Mice

Li Y, Lai Y, Wang Y, Liu N, Zhang F, Xu P Inflammation, 2016 ABSTRACT: 1,8-Cineol is a major monoterpene principally from eucalyptus essential oils and has been shown to exert anti-inflammatory, antiviral, and inhibitory of nuclear factor (NF)-kB effect. In the present study, we evaluated the effect of 1,8-cineol on mice infected with influenza… Read more »

The influence of environmentally friendly pesticide – Eucalyptol – alone and in combination with terpinen-4-ol – on model bacterial membranes

Hąc-Wydro K, Szydło K Colloids and surfaces. B, Biointerfaces, 2016 ABSTRACT: Eucalyptus oil is known from antimicrobial properties and due to natural origin and low toxicity it can be applied as a green pesticide. This plant extract is a mixture of compounds among which Eucalyptol prevails strongly over the number of minor components including terpinen-4-ol…. Read more »