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

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