Essential oils : historical significance, chemical composition, and medicinal uses and benefits /

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Other Authors: Peters, Miranda, 1975- (Editor)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: New York : Nova Publishers, [2016]
Series:Chemistry research and applications series.
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Table of Contents:
  • ESSENTIAL OILS HISTORICAL SIGNIFICANCE, CHEMICAL COMPOSITION AND MEDICINAL USES AND BENEFITS ; ESSENTIAL OILS HISTORICAL SIGNIFICANCE, CHEMICAL COMPOSITION AND MEDICINAL USES AND BENEFITS ; CONTENTS ; PREFACE ; Chapter 1 ESSENTIAL OILS: PROPERTIES, APPLICATIONS, EXTRACTION METHODS, AND PERSPECTIVES ; Abstract; Introduction; References; Chapter 2 PHENOLOGICAL CHANGES IN THE BIOSYNTHESIS AND CHEMICAL COMPOSITION OF THE ESSENTIAL OILS ; Abstract; Introduction; Sources of Variability; Ecological Role of Volatile Organic Compounds
  • Phenological Changes in the Biosynthesis of Essential OilsSecretory Structures; The Importance of the Plant Organ Used for the Distillation; The Role of Stress; Genetic vs Environmental Modulation of the Essential Oil Production; The Importance of the Plant Age; Phenological Changes in the Chemical Composition of the Essential Oils; Implications of the Variability on the Product Final Quality; Genetic Control of the Essential Oil Composition; Different Organs and Essential Oil Composition; Plant Aging vs Composition; Conclusion; References
  • Chapter 3 EXTRACTION TECHNIQUES AND PHARMACOLOGICAL POTENTIAL OF ESSENTIAL OILS FROM MEDICINAL AND AROMATIC PLANTS OF MAURITIUSAbstract; 1. Introduction; 2. Methods of Extraction; 2.1. Supercritical Fluid Extraction Method; 2.2. Short-Path Molecular Distillation; 2.3. Microwave Assisted Extraction; 2.3.1. In Situ Microwave-Generated Hydrodistillation; 2.3.2. Microwave Steam Diffusion; 2.4. Ultrasound Assisted Extraction; 3. Characterization; 3.1. Fast Gas Chromatography-Mass Spectrometry; 3.2. Gas Chromatography Coupled to Tandem Mass Spectrometry
  • 3.3. Gas Chromatography Coupled with Multivariate Curve Resolution4. Isolation; 5. Reported Uses of EOs from Medicinal and Aromatic Plants of Mauritius; 6. Biological Properties of EOs; Conclusion; References; Chapter 4 EVALUATION OF ESSENTIAL OIL OF OCIMUM GRATISSIMUM L. FOR ANTIBACTERIAL ACTIVITY AND POTENTIAL TO MODIFY AMINOGLYCOSIDE TOXICITY ; Abstract; Introduction; Methodology; Results and Discussion; Acknowledgments; References; Chapter 5 CHEMICAL COMPOSITION AND ANTIMICROBIAL ACTIVITY OF PLINIA JABOTICABA (VELL.) KAUSEL ESSENTIAL OIL; Abstract; 1. Introduction
  • 2. Materials and Methods2.1. Plant Material; 2.2. Extraction Procedure; 2.3. Analysis of Quantitative and Qualitative Composition of the Essential Oil; 2.4. Antibacterial Activity against Cell-Wall Bacteria; Microbiological Material; Determination of Minimum Inhibitory Concentration (MIC); 2.5. Antibacterial Activity against No-Cell-Wall Bacteria (Mollicutes); Microbiological Material; Determination of Minimum Inhibitory Concentration (MIC); 3. Results and Discussion; 3.1. Essential Oil Composition; 3.2. Antibacterial Activity; Conclusion; Acknowledgments; References