Vitex Essential Oil

  • Botanical Name: Vitex agnus
  • Alternative Names: Monk’s Pepper
  • Botanical Family: Verbenaceae
  • Primary Constituent: 1,8-cineole
  • Other Main Constituents: Beta-caryophyllene, Sabinene
  • Distillation Method: Steam Distillation
  • Plant Part: Leaf/Berries

Aromatherapy and Essential Oils (PDQ®): Health Professional Version

PDQ Integrative, Alternative, and Complementary Therapies Editorial Board PDQ Cancer Information Summaries, 2017 EXCERPT: This PDQ cancer information summary for health professionals provides comprehensive, peer-reviewed, evidence-based information about the use of aromatherapy and essential oils in the treatment of people with cancer. It is intended as a resource to inform and assist clinicians who care for cancer… Read more »

Modification of sleep-waking and electroencephalogram induced by vetiver essential oil inhalation

Cheaha D, Issuriya A, Manor R, Kwangjai J, Rujiralai T, Kumarnsit E Journal of Intercultural Ethnopharmacology, 2016 ABSTRACT: Background: Essential oils (EOs) have been claimed to modulate mental functions though the most of data were obtained from subjective methods of assessment. Direct effects of EO on brain function remained largely to be confirmed with scientific… Read more »