Orange Essential Oil

  • Botanical Name: Citrus sinensis
  • Alternative Names: Sweet Orange, Wild Orange
  • Botanical Family: Rutaceae
  • Primary Constituent: Limonene
  • Other Main Constituents: Myrcene
  • Distillation Method: Cold Pressed
  • Plant Part: Peel

Chemical composition of the essential oils isolated from peel of three citrus species and their mosquitocidal activity against Culex pipiens

Badawy MEI, Taktak NEM, El-Aswad AF Natural Product Research, 2017 ABSTRACT: Three essential oils (EOs) were isolated from the peel of citrus fruits Citrus reticulata L., Citrus reticulata chinase Blanco and Citrus sinensis (L.) Osbeck (Family: Rutaceae) and evaluated against Culex pipiens L.1758 (Family: Culicidae). Chemical composition indicated that the EOs were rich in essential phytochemicals including… Read more »

Genomic Analysis of Terpene Synthase Family and Functional Characterization of Seven Sesquiterpene Synthases from Citrus sinensis

Alquézar B, Rodríguez A, de la Peña M, Peña L Frontiers in Plant Science, 2017 ABSTRACT: Citrus aroma and flavor, chief traits of fruit quality, are derived from their high content in essential oils of most plant tissues, including leaves, stems, flowers, and fruits. Accumulated in secretory cavities, most components of these oils are volatile terpenes. They… Read more »

Anti-inflammatory effect of essential oil from Citrus aurantium L. var. amara Engl

Shen CY, Jiang JG, Ou-Yang Q, Zhu W Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, 2017 ABSTRACT: Essential oil has been popularly used as an alternative for the treatment of inflammation. The bioactivities of essential oil from blossoms of Citrus aurantium L. var. amara Engl (CAVAO) showed greater anti-inflammation potential than that of antioxidant, anticancer, and 3T3-L1 proliferation inhibition…. Read more »

Effects of Inhalation Aromatherapy on Symptoms of Sleep Disturbance in the Elderly with Dementia

Takeda A, Watanuki E, Koyama S Evidence-based complementary and alternative medicine: eCAM, 2017 ABSTRACT: This study investigated the effects of inhalation aromatherapy on sleep disturbance in elderly individuals with dementia. In 19 subjects, normal sleep was observed for a 20-day control period, inhalation aromatherapy was then applied for a 20-day intervention period, and the control… Read more »

Myrcene, An Aromatic Volatile Compound, Ameliorates Human Skin Extrinsic Aging via Regulation of MMPs Production

Hwang E, Ngo HTT, Park B, Seo SA, Yang JE, Yi TH American Journal of Chinese Medicine, 2017 ABSTRACT: Myrcene is an aromatic volatile compound that is commercially well-known as a flavor ingredient in the food industry and a fragrance in the soap and detergent industry. Given the worldwide interest in natural antiphotoaging products, we investigated the protective effects of myrcene in UVB-irradiated human dermal… Read more »

Aromatherapy and Essential Oils (PDQ®): Health Professional Version

PDQ Integrative, Alternative, and Complementary Therapies Editorial Board PDQ Cancer Information Summaries, 2017 EXCERPT: This PDQ cancer information summary for health professionals provides comprehensive, peer-reviewed, evidence-based information about the use of aromatherapy and essential oils in the treatment of people with cancer. It is intended as a resource to inform and assist clinicians who care for cancer… Read more »

An essential oil blend significantly modulates immune responses and the cell cycle in human cell cultures

Han X, Dorsett J, Parker TL Cogent Biology, 2017 ABSTRACT: In the current study, we examined the biological activities of an essential oil blend (EOB) in validated human cell cultures, which model the molecular biology of autoimmune diseases and chronic inflammation. EOB is primarily composed of essential oils from wild orange, clove, cinnamon, eucalyptus, and… Read more »

An essential oil blend modulates important inflammation- and immune response-related biomarkers in human cell cocultures

Han X, Price R, Parker TL Cogent Medicine, 2017 ABSTRACT: Despite growing scientific evidence that essential oils possess important therapeutic benefits, research on their biological activities in complex human disease models is scarce. To enhance understanding in this regard, we analyzed the biological activities of an essential oil blend (EOB) in validated human cocultures with… Read more »

Quality assessment of shrimps preserved with orange leaf essential oil incorporated gelatin

Alparslan Y, Yapıcı HH, Metin C, Baygar T, Günlü A, Baygar T LWT – Food Science and Technology, 2016 ABSTRACT: Assessment of edible gelatin coating solution enriched with essential oil obtained from orange (Citrus sinensis (L.) Osbeck) leaves on the quality and shelf life of cold stored deep water pink shrimp (Parapenaeus longirostris Lucas 1846) was studied. Gelatin… Read more »