Effect of Essential Oils from Ginger (Zingiber officinale) and Turmeric (Curcuma longa) Rhizomes on Some Inflammatory Biomarkers in Cadmium Induced Neurotoxicity in Rats

Akinyemi AJ, Adeniyi PA Journal of Toxicology, 2018 ABSTRACT: Studies have revealed that anti-inflammatory agents could provide beneficial effect in lowering the incidence/progression of neurological diseases. Hence, this study sought to investigate the effect of essential oils from Nigeria ginger and turmeric rhizomes on some cytokines in cadmium induced neurotoxicity. The result revealed that essential… Read more »

Terpenes, Phenylpropanoids, Sulfur and Other Essential Oil Constituents as Inhibitors of Cholinesterases

Politeo O, Burcul F, Blazevic I, Radan M Current Medicinal Chemistry, 2018 ABSTRACT: Essential oils constituents are a diverse family of low molecular weight organic compounds with comprehensive biological activity. According to their chemical structure these active compounds can be divided into four major groups: terpenes, terpenoids, phenylpropenes, and “others”. In addition, they may contain… Read more »

Behavior of detoxifying enzymes of Aedes aegypti exposed to girgensohnine alkaloid analog and Cymbopogon flexuosus essential oil

Carreño Otero AL, Palacio-Cortés AM, Navarro-Silva MA, Kouznetsov VV, Duque L JE Comparative biochemistry and physiology. Toxicology & pharmacology : CBP, 2017 ABSTRACT: Because mosquito control depend on the use of commercial insecticides and resistance has been described in some of them, there is a need to explore new molecules no resistant. In vivo effects… Read more »

Toxicity and biochemical efficacy of chemically characterized Rosmarinus officinalis essential oil against Sitophilus oryzae and Oryzaephilus surinamensis

Kiran S, Prakash B Industrial Crops and Products, 2015 ABSTRACT: The study explores the efficacy of Rosmarinus officinalis essential oil (EO) as a plant based insecticide and its effect on acetylcholinesterase (AChE) and antioxidant enzyme system in Sitophilus oryzae and Oryzaephilus surinamensis. GC–MS result revealed 2-methoxy-3-(2-propenyl)-phenol, 1,8-cineole, and camphor as the major component of the… Read more »