Lemon Essential Oil

  • Botanical Name: Citrus limon
  • Alternative Names: Cedro oil
  • Botanical Family: Rutaceae
  • Primary Constituent: d-limonene
  • Other Main Constituents: Beta-pinene, Alpha pinene, Terpinene
  • Distillation Method: Cold Pressed
  • Plant Part: Peel

Anti-stress effects of simplified aroma hand massage

Komori T, Kageyama M, Tamura Y, Tateishi Y, Iwasa T Mental Illness, 2018 ABSTRACT: In order to be able to use the aroma hand massage as a skill that can be done by a nurse who does not have a special aromatherapy technique, we examine antistress effects of simplified aroma hand massage for healthy subjects…. Read more »

Antioxidative and Cholesterol-Lowering Effects of Lemon Essential Oil in Hypercholesterolemia-Induced Rabbits

Lee H, Woo M, Kim M, Noh JS, Song YO Preventive Nutrition and Food Science, 2018 ABSTRACT: The cholesterol-lowering and anti-atherogenic effects of lemon essential oil (LEO) were investigated and compared with the effects of limonene. Owing to their volatility, both LEO and limonene were microencapsulated before preparation of the diet (20%, w/w). Hypercholesterolemia-induced rabbits… Read more »

Citrus fruit extracts with carvacrol and thymol eliminated 7-log acid-adapted Escherichia coli O157:H7, Salmonella typhimurium, and Listeria monocytogenes: A potential of effective natural antibacterial agents

Chung D, Cho TJ, Rhee MS Food Research International, 2018 ABSTRACT: Despite the widespread belief that citrus fruit extracts (CFEs) are microbiologically safe due to their acidity, limited bactericidal effect results in low applicability as antibacterial agent and outbreaks occurred by acid-adapted pathogens. Here, we examined the antibacterial effects of CFEs [lime (Citrus medica), lemon… Read more »

Effects of different levels of dietary Citrus Limon essential oil on some blood parameters and antioxidant status in Afshari Ewes

Mojtahedin A, Seifdavati J, Seyedsharifi R Cellular and Molecular Biology (Noisy-le-Grand, France), 2018 ABSTRACT: This study aimed to evaluate the anti-enzymatic activity of Origanum vulgare (oregano) essential oil against 15 strains of Candida albicans. Candida albicans samples were isolated from the oral mucosa of patients with denture stomatitis treated in a Dentistry school on a… Read more »

Citrus essential oils inhalation by mice: Behavioral testing, GCMS plasma analysis, corticosterone, and melatonin levels evaluation.

Wolffenbüttel AN, Zamboni A, Becker G, Dos Santos MK, Borille BT, de Cássia Mariotti K, Fagundes AC, de Oliveira Salomón JL, Coelho VR, Ruiz LV, de Moura Linck V, Dallegrave E, Cano P, Esquifino AI, Leal MB, Limberger RP Phytotherapy Research, 2017 ABSTRACT: The use of orange essential oils (EOs) as a complementary treatment is very common… Read more »

In Vitro Evaluation of Essential Oils Derived from Piper nigrum (Piperaceae) and Citrus limonum (Rutaceae) against the Tick Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus (Acari: Ixodidae)

Vinturelle R, Mattos C, Meloni J, Nogueira J, Nunes MJ, Vaz IS Jr, Rocha L, Lione V, Castro HC, Chagas EFD Biochemistry Research International, 2017 ABSTRACT: The present research aimed to study the chemical composition and acaricidal activity of Citrus limonum and Piper nigrum essential oils against the cattle tick Rhipicephalus microplus. GC-MS analysis of C. limonumessential oil showed limonene (50.3%), β-pinene (14.4%), and γ-terpinene… Read more »

Antifungal properties of essential oils for improvement of indoor air quality: a review

Whiley H, Gaskin S, Schroder T, Ross K Reviews on Environmental Health, 2017 ABSTRACT: Concerns regarding indoor air quality, particularly the presence of fungi and moulds, are increasing. The potential for essential oils to reduce, control or remove fungi, is gaining interest as they are seen as a “natural” alternative to synthetic chemical fungicides. This review examines published… Read more »

Synergistic interaction of ten essential oils against Haemonchus contortus in vitro

Katiki LM, Barbieri AME, Araujo RC, Veríssimo CJ, Louvandini H, Ferreira JFS Veterinary Parasitology, 2017 ABSTRACT: Anthelmintic resistance in sheep gastrointestinal nematodes is a worldwide problem. Multi-drug resistant haemonchosis is the most serious impediment for small ruminant systems, and there are no new drug candidates currently under development. Molecules from natural sources have demonstrated anthelmintic… 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 »

Citrus lemon essential oil: chemical composition, antioxidant and antimicrobial activities with its preservative effect against Listeria monocytogenes inoculated in minced beef meat

Ben Hsouna A, Ben Halima N, Smaoui S, Hamdi N Lipids in Health and Disease, 2017 ABSTRACT: BACKGROUND: Lemon (Citrus limon) is a flowing plant belonging to the Rutaceae family. Citrus plants constitute one of the main valuable sources of essential oil used in foods and medicinal purposes. METHODS: In this study, we assessed chemical composition, antioxidant… Read more »