Antihyperlipidemic and anti-hyperglycemic effects of Cymbopogon jwarancusa in high-fat high-sugar diet model

Khan SJ, Afroz S, Khan RA Pakistan Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences, 2018 ABSTRACT: Hyperlipidemia is the root cause for development of atherosclerosis, coronary heart disease, diabetes mellitus, obesity, hypertension and cerebral palsy. Cymbopogon jwarancusa is an aromatic grass (Rusha grass, khavi grass) belonging to family Poaceaea. C. jwarancusa essential oil is famous for its use… Read more »

Chemical composition, antioxidant, antimicrobial and Antiproliferative activities of essential oil of Mentha spicata L. (Lamiaceae) from Algerian Saharan atlas

Bardaweel SK, Bakchiche B, Alsalamat HA, Rezzoug M, Gherib A, Flamini G, BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine, 2018 ABSTRACT: BACKGROUND: Mentha spicata (M. spicata) is a member of Lamiaceae that spreads mainly in the temperate and sub-temperate zones of the world. It is considered as a rich source of essential oils, which is widely used… Read more »

A clinical trial comparing antimicrobial efficacy of “essential oil of Ocimum sanctum” with triple antibiotic paste as an intracanal medicament in primary molars

Ahirwar P, Shashikiran ND, Sundarraj RK, Singhla S, Thakur RA, Maran S Journal of the Indian Society of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry, 2018 ABSTRACT: OBJECTIVES: To evaluate the aerobic and anaerobic antimicrobial efficacy of Ocimum Sanctum (Tulsi) essential oil and compare it with that of triple antibiotic paste (TAP) by collecting microbiological samples from the… Read more »

Melaleuca alternifolia essential oil prevents bioenergetics dysfunction in spleen of silver catfish naturally infected with Ichthyophthirius multifiliis

Baldissera MD, Souza CF, Baldisserotto B Microbial Pathogenesis, 2018 ABSTRACT: Some evidence has demonstrated that Ichthyophthirius multifiliis, etiologic agent of “white spot disease”, causes severe bioenergetics dysfunction in the spleen of naturally infected silver catfish (Rhamdia quelen), which contributes directly to disease pathogenesis. Recently, several studies have demonstrated the efficacy of Melaleuca alternifolia essential oil,… Read more »

Effect of Essential Oil on Patients with Chronic Prostatitis/Chronic Pelvic Pain Syndrome: A Pilot Randomized Controlled Trial

Ying J, Zhou MJ, Chen HY, Chen L, Zhang W, Ji J, Yu C, Zhang ZJ Chinese Journal of Integrative Medicine, 2018 ABSTRACT: OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the efficacy and safety of essential oil treatment for type III chronic prostatitis/chronic pelvic pain syndrome (CP/CPPS). METHODS: A randomized controlled trial was conducted from December 2014 to October… Read more »

Fennel main constituent, trans‑anethole treatment against LPS‑induced acute lung injury by regulation of Th17/Treg function

Zhang S, Chen X, Devshilt I, Yun Q, Huang C, An L, Dorjbat S, He X Molecular Medicine Reports, 2018 ABSTRACT: Fennel, commonly used in traditional Chinese medicine, is known as Foeniculum vulgare Mill. And its clinical application has been shown to target many biological systems including gastroenterology, endocrinology, gynecology and respiratory. The main constituent… Read more »

Antinociceptive effect of inhalation of the essential oil of bergamot in mice

Scuteri D, Crudo M, Rombolà L, Watanabe C, Mizoguchi H, Sakurada S, Sakurada T, Greco R, Corasaniti MT, Morrone LA, Bagetta G Fitoterapia, 2018 ABSTRACT: Bergamot essential oil (BEO) has proven wide evidence of pharmacological antinociceptive effectiveness both in nociceptive and in neuropathic pain models. The antinociceptive properties of BEO for inhalation have not been… Read more »

The efficacy of vaginal suppository based on myrtle in patients with cervicovaginal human papillomavirus infection: A randomized, double-blind, placebo trial

Nikakhtar Z, Hasanzadeh M, Hamedi SS, Najafi MN, Tavassoli AP, Feyzabadi Z, Meshkat Z, Saki A Phytotherapy Research, 2018 ABSTRACT: Human papillomavirus (HPV) can be detected in most of cervical cancers. Due to antiviral, antimutagenic, and proapoptotic activities of myrtle, this study was designed to investigate the effect of a herbal suppository based on myrtle… Read more »

Immediate and Lasting Effectsof the dōTERRA AromaTouch Technique®, a Topical Essential Oil Application Procedure, on Autonomic Function and Salivary Biomarkers: A Pilot Trial

Bahr T, Rodriguez D, Allred K Journal of Integrative Medicine & Therapy, 2018 ABSTRACT: Objectives: To explore the immediate and lasting benefits of the essential oils used in the dōTERRA AromaTouch Technique®, an essential oil application method similar to a full-body aromatherapy massage, on stress, immune secretions, inflammatory signaling, and anxiety in healthy volunteers. Design: Pilot trial…. Read more »

Evaluation of the effect of topical chamomile (Matricaria chamomilla L.) oleogel as pain relief in migraine without aura: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, crossover study

Zargaran A, Borhani-Haghighi A, Salehi-Marzijarani M, Faridi P, Daneshamouz S, Azadi A, Sadeghpour H, Sakhteman A, Mohagheghzadeh A Neurological Sciences, 2018 ABSTRACT: Phytotherapy is a source of finding new remedies for migraine. Traditional chamomile oil (chamomile extraction in sesame oil) is a formulation in Persian medicine (PM) for pain relief in migraine. An oleogel preparation… Read more »