White Fir Essential Oil

  • Botanical Name: Abies alba
  • Alternative Names: Silver Fir
  • Botanical Family: Pinaceae
  • Primary Constituent: Limonene
  • Other Main Constituents: Bornyl acetate, Beta-pinene, Alpha-pinene
  • Distillation Method: Steam Distillation
  • Plant Part: Needle

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 »