Accelerated infected wound healing by topical application of encapsulated Rosemary essential oil into nanostructured lipid carriers

Khezri K, Farahpour MR, Mounesi rad S Artificial Cells, Nanomedicine, and Biotechnology, 2019 ABSTRACT: The pathogenic bacteria delay wound healing due to their interaction in the wound area. This study is aimed to evaluate the efficiency of topical rosemary essential oil (REO) loaded into the nanostructured lipid carriers (NLCs) on in vitro antibacterial activity and… Read more »

Essential oils and its bioactive compounds modulating cytokines: A systematic review on anti-asthmatic and immunomodulatory properties

Gandhi GR, Vasconcelos ABS, Haran GH, Calisto VKDS, Jothi G, Quintans JSS, Cuevas LE, Narain N, Júnior LJQ, Cipolotti R, Gurgel RQ Phytomedicine, 2019 ABSTRACT: BACKGROUND: Asthma, the main inflammatory chronic condition affecting the respiratory system, is characterized by hyperresponsiveness and reversible airway obstruction, recruitment of inflammatory cells and excessive production of mucus. Cytokines as… Read more »

Nephroprotective Effect of Essential Oils from Ginger (Zingiber officinale) and Turmeric (Curcuma longa) Rhizomes against Cadmium-induced Nephrotoxicity in Rats

Akinyemi AJ, Faboya OL, Paul AA, Olayide I, Faboya OA, Oluwasola TA Journal of Oleo Science, 2018 ABSTRACT: Several studies have shown that cadmium (Cd) induces nephrotoxicity and many plant foods phytochemicals have been found useful but their possible mechanism of action still remains unexplored. Hence, this study aimed to investigate the nephroprotective effect of… Read more »

Intestinal Anti-Inflammatory Activity of Perillaldehyde

Uemura T, Yashiro T, Oda R, Shioya N, Nakajima T, Hachisu M, Kobayashi S, Nishiyama C, Arimura GI Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, 2018 ABSTRACT: Monoterpenoid perillaldehyde (PA) is the major component in Perilla frutescens leaf essential oil, but its function regarding anti-inflammatory effect is unclear. We explored the anti-inflammatory activity of PA in… Read more »