Tetraclinis articulata essential oil mitigates cognitive deficits and brain oxidative stress in an Alzheimer’s disease amyloidosis model

Sadiki FZ, Idrissi ME, Cioanca O, Trifan A, Hancianu M, Hritcu L, Postu PA Phytomedicine, 2018 ABSTRACT: BACKGROUND: Tetraclinis articulata is used in traditional medicine and has been reported to possess antibacterial, antifungal, cytotoxic, anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties. PURPOSE: This study investigated the effects of T. articulata essential oil on memory and brain oxidative stress… Read more »

Anti-Oxidant and Anti-Melanogenic Properties of Essential Oil from Peel of Pomelo cv. Guan Xi

He W, Li X, Peng Y, He X, Pan S Molecules, 2019 ABSTRACT: Here, we investigated the anti-oxidant and anti-melanogenic effects of pomelo peel essential oil (PPEO) from pomelo cv. Guan Xi. The volatile chemical composition of PPEO was analyzed with gas chromatography–mass spectrometry (GC/MS). The most abundant component of PPEO was limonene (55.92%), followed… Read more »

Effectiveness of topical administration of Anethum graveolens essential oil on MRSA-infected wounds

Manzuoerh R, Farahpour MR, Oryan A, Sonboli A Biomedicine and Pharmacotherapy, 2019 ABSTRACT: Medicinal plants are conventionally used for wound healing, but their action mechanisms are still unknown. The present study evaluated the effect of topical administration of ointment containing dill (Anethum graveolens) essential oil (DEO) in the management of apoptosis and cell proliferation during… Read more »

Evaluation of the possible use of genus Mentha derived essential oils in the prevention of SENLAT syndrome caused by Rickettsia slovaca

Štefanidesová K, Špitalská E, Csicsay F, Friedländerová V, Šáner A, Škultéty Ľ Journal of Ethnopharmacology, 2018 ABSTRACT: ETHNOPHARMACOLOGICAL RELEVANCE: Essential oils and essential oil bearing medicinal and culinary plants have a long tradition of being used to combat infection, treat various conditions, and promote and restore health. Mint oils are traditionally applied to repel insects… Read more »

Effect of a Toothpaste/Mouthwash Containing Carica Papaya Leaf Extract on Interdental Gingival Bleeding: A Randomized Controlled Trial

Saliasi I, Llodra JC, Bravo M, Tramini P, Dussart C, Viennot S, Carrouel F International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 2018 ABSTRACT: Clinical research on herbal-based dentifrice +/- mouth rinse products is very limited compared with the plethora of research on conventional oral care products under normal oral hygiene conditions. The aim of… Read more »

Induction of apoptosis by essential oil from P. missionis in skin epidermoid cancer cells

Pavithra PS, Mehta A, Verma RS Phytomedicine, 2018 ABSTRACT: BACKGROUND: The genus Pamburus (Rutaceae) comprises the only species, Pamburus missionis (Wight) Swingle. Pamburus missionis is traditionally used in the treatment of swellings, chronic rheumatism, paralysis and puerperal diseases. PURPOSE: The present study investigates the cancer chemotherapeutic potential of essential oil (EO) from P. missionis. METHODS:… Read more »

Aromatherapy for Managing Pain in Primary Dysmenorrhea: A Systematic Review of Randomized Placebo-Controlled Trials

Lee MS, Lee HW, Khalil M, Lim HS, Lim HJ Journal of Clinical Medicine, 2018 ABSTRACT: Aromatherapy, the therapeutic use of essential oils, is often used to reduce pain in primary dysmenorrhea. Eleven databases, including four English (PubMed, AMED, EMBASE, and the Cochrane Library) and seven Korean medical databases, were searched from inception through August… Read more »

Anti-depressive-like effect of 2-phenylethanol inhalation in mice

Ueno H, Shimada A, Suemitsu S, Murakami S, Kitamura N, Wani K, Matsumoto Y, Okamoto M, Ishihara T Biomedicine & Pharmacotherapy, 2018 ABSTRACT: Rose oil has traditionally been used to treat psychiatric disorders, but the scientific basis of this treatment remains poorly understood. The main odor component of rose oil is 2-phenylethanol (2-PE), but the… Read more »

Tunisian Clematis flammula Essential Oil Enhances Wound Healing: GC-MS Analysis, Biochemical and Histological Assessment

Saidi R, Ghrab F, Kallel R, Feki AE, Boudawara T, Chesné C, Ammar E, Jarraya RM Journal of Oleo Science, 2018 ABSTRACT: The aerial part of Clematis flammula (Ranunculaceae) has been traditionally used in the treatment of skin diseases including mycotic infection in the Tunisian traditional medicine. The study was undertaken to extract and determine… Read more »