Antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, antiproliferative and antimycobacterial activities of the essential oil of Psidium guineense Sw. and spathulenol

do Nascimento KF, Moreira FMF, Alencar Santos J, Kassuya CAL, Croda JHR, Cardoso CAL, Vieira MDC, Góis Ruiz ALT, Ann Foglio M, de Carvalho JE, Formagio ASN Journal of Ethnopharmacology, 2017 ETHNOPHARMACOLOGICAL RELEVANCE: Leaves from Psidium guineense Sw. are used in popular medicine for the treatment of inflammatory disease. However, there is no scientific evidence… Read more »

β-Citronellol, an alcoholic monoterpene with inhibitory properties on the contractility of rat trachea

Vasconcelos TB, Ribeiro-Filho HV, Lucetti LT, Magalhães PJC Brazilian journal of medical and biological research, 2016 ABSTRACT: β-Citronellol is an alcoholic monoterpene found in essential oils such Cymbopogon citratus (a plant with antihypertensive properties). β-Citronellol can act against pathogenic microorganisms that affect airways and, in virtue of the popular use of β-citronellol-enriched essential oils in aromatherapy, we assessed its… Read more »