Effect of microencapsulated essential oil form Chamaecyparis obtusa on monocyte-derived dendritic cell activation and CD4+ T cell polarization

Shin SH, Ye MK, Lee DW, Che MH PLoS One, 2018 ABSTRACT: The essential oil of Chamaecyparis obtusa (C. obtusa), which is used in soap, toothpaste, and aromatic agents, has been known to have anti-inflammatory properties. In this study, we investigated the effects of microencapsulated C. obtusa essential oil on airborne fungus-induced dendritic cell (DC)… Read more »

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 »

Antipyretic Effects of Citral and Possible Mechanisms of Action

Emílio-Silva MT, Mota CMD, Hiruma-Lima CA, Antunes-Rodrigues J, Cárnio EC, Branco LGS Inflammation, 2017 ABSTRACT: Citral is a mixture of the two monoterpenoid isomers (neral and geranial) widely used as a health-promoting food additive safe for human and animal (approved by the US Food and Drug Administration). In vitro studies have reported on the capability of citral to reduce inflammation. Here, we report antipyretic effects… Read more »