Geraniol

  • Backbone: Monoterpene
  • Functional Group: Alcohol

Antimicrobial activity of essential oils against multidrug-resistant clinical isolates of the Burkholderia cepacia complex

Vasireddy L, Bingle LEH, Davies MS PLoS ONE, 2018 ABSTRACT: Members of the Burkholderia cepacia complex (Bcc) are an important cause of opportunistic or nosocomial infections that may be hard to treat due to a high incidence of multidrug resistance. We characterised a collection of 51 clinical isolates from this complex, assigning them to 18… Read more »

Therapeutic potential of Citronella Essential Oil: a review

Sharma R, Rao R, Kumar S, Mahant S, Khatkar S Current Drug Discovery Technologies, 2018 ABSTRACT: Mosquito borne diseases such as malaria, filariasis, chikunguniya, yellow fever, dengue and Japanese encephalitis are the major cause of remarkable morbidity and mortality in livestock and humans worldwide. Since ancient times, aromatic plants are used for their medicinal value…. Read more »

Evaluation of aromatherapy with essential oils of Rosa damascena for the management of premenstrual syndrome

Heydari N, Abootalebi M, Jamalimoghadam N, Kasraeian M, Emamghoreishi M, Akbarzaded M International Journal of Gynaecology and Obstetrics, 2018 ABSTRACT: OBJECTIVE: To investigate the efficacy of aromatherapy with essential oils of Rosa damascena for the management of premenstrual syndrome (PMS). METHODS: The present triple-blind randomized clinical trial was conducted between March 5, 2016, and February… Read more »

The Wound Healing Effects of Herbal Cream Containing Oliveria Decumbens and Pelargonium Graveolens Essential Oils in Diabetic Foot Ulcer Model

Mahboubi M, Taghizadeh M, Khamechian T, Tamtaji OR, Mokhtari R, Talaei SA World Journal of Plastic Surgery, 2018 ABSTRACT: BACKGROUND: The number of diabetic patients in adult population is increasing. All this population are at risk of developing diabetic foot ulcers (DFUs) that are associated with unwanted ailments and high mortality. In spite of current… Read more »

In vitro and in vivo evaluations of Pelargonium roseum essential oil activity against Trichomonas gallinae

Abouhosseini Tabari M, Youssefi MR Avicenna Journal of Phytomedicine, 2018 ABSTRACT: OBJECTIVE: Pelargonium roseum Willd. (Geraniaceae) is widely grown as an ornamental plant due to its strong pleasant rose-like odor. The present study evaluates the antitrichomonal effect of P. roseum essential oil (EO) against Trichomonas gallinae both in vitro and in vivo and compares it… Read more »

Lemongrass (Cymbopogon flexuosus) essential oil demonstrated anti-inflammatory effect in pre-inflamed human dermal fibroblasts

Han X, Parker TL Biochimie Open, 2017 ABSTRACT: Lemongrass (Cymbopogon flexuosus) essential oil (LEO), which has citral as its main component, has exhibited anti-inflammatory effect in both animal and human cells. In this study, we evaluated the anti-inflammatory activity of a commercially available LEO in pre-inflamed human dermal fibroblasts. We first studied the impact of… Read more »

Essential oil of Cymbopogon citratus (lemongrass) and geraniol, but not citral, promote gastric healing activity in mice

Venzon L, Mariano LNB, Somensi LB, Boeing T, de Souza P, Wagner TM, Andrade SF, Nesello LAN, da Silva LM Biomedicine & Pharmacotherapy, 2018 ABSTRACT: Cymbopogon citratus, popularly known as lemongrass, is used for the treatment of gastric, nervous and hypertensive disorders, in addition to its use in the food and pharmaceutical industries. This study… Read more »

Cytotoxic and genotoxic potential of geraniol in peripheral blood mononuclear cells and human hepatoma cell line (HepG2)

Queiroz TB, Santos GF, Ventura SC, Hiruma-Lima CA, Gaivão IOM, Maistro EL Genetics and Molecular Research, 2017 ABSTRACT: Geraniol is an acyclic monoterpene alcohol present in the essential oil of many aromatic plants and is one of the most frequently used molecules by the flavor and fragrance industries. The literature also reports its therapeutic potential, highlighting itself… Read more »

Role of geraniol against lead acetate-mediated hepatic damage and their interaction with liver carboxylesterase activity in rats

Ozkaya A, Sahin Z, Kuzu M, Saglam YS, Ozkaraca M, Uckun M, Yologlu E, Comakli V, Demirdag R, Yologlu S Archives of Physiology and Biochemistry, 2017 ABSTRACT: In this study, the effect of geraniol (50 mg/kg for 30 d), a natural antioxidant and repellent/antifeedant monoterpene, in a rat model of lead acetate-induced (500 ppm for 30 d) liver damage was evaluated…. Read more »