Grapefruit Essential Oil

  • Botanical Name: Citrus X paradisi
  • Alternative Names: Forbidden Fruit
  • Botanical Family: Rutaceae
  • Primary Constituent: Limonene
  • Other Main Constituents: Myrcene
  • Distillation Method: Cold Pressed
  • Plant Part: Peel

Aromatherapy and Essential Oils (PDQ®): Health Professional Version

PDQ Integrative, Alternative, and Complementary Therapies Editorial Board PDQ Cancer Information Summaries, 2017 EXCERPT: This PDQ cancer information summary for health professionals provides comprehensive, peer-reviewed, evidence-based information about the use of aromatherapy and essential oils in the treatment of people with cancer. It is intended as a resource to inform and assist clinicians who care for cancer… Read more »

Ultrastructure of Grapefruit Secretory Cavities and Immunocytochemical Localization of (+)-Limonene Synthase

Turner GW, Markus BL International Journal of Plant Sciences, 2015 ABSTRACT: Premise of research. The genus Citrus includes species that are among the most important tree fruit crops. Although fruit juice is the primary product, monoterpenoid essential oil obtained from the peel is an important value-added commodity. Peel monoterpenes are synthesized by subepidermal secretory cavities that… Read more »

Subconscious olfactory influences of stimulant and relaxant odors on immune function

Trellakis S, Fischer C, Rydleuskaya A, Tagay S, Bruderek K, Greve J, Lang S, Brandau S
European archives of oto-rhino-laryngology : official journal of the European Federation of Oto-Rhino-Laryngological Societies (EUFOS) : affiliated with the German Society for Oto-Rhino-Laryngology – Head and Neck Surgery, 2012