Lime Essential Oil

  • Botanical Name: Citrus aurantifolia
  • Alternative Names: Key Lime
  • Botanical Family: Rutaceae
  • Primary Constituent: Limonene
  • Other Main Constituents: Gamma terpinene, Beta-pinene
  • Distillation Method: Cold Pressed
  • Plant Part: Peel

Linalool and beta-pinene exert their antidepressant-like activity through the monoaminergic pathway

Guzmán-Gutiérrez SL, Bonilla-Jaime H, Gómez-Cansino R, Reyes-Chilpa R. Life Sciences, 2015 ABSTRACT: AIMS: Linalool and β-pinene are two volatile monoterpenes that possess antidepressant-like activity. These are components of many aromatic plants used in folk medicine around the world to relieve anxiety and depression. In this contribution, we focused on examining the mechanism of action of… Read more »