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Chemical composition and antioxidant properties of clove leaf essential oil.
- L. Jirovetz, G. Buchbauer, I. Stoilova, A. Stoyanova, A. Krastanov, E. Schmidt
- Chemistry, MedicineJournal of agricultural and food chemistry
- 28 July 2006
The inhibitory activity of clove oil determined using a linoleic acid emulsion system indicated a higher antioxidant activity than the standard BHT and acted as an iron chelator.
Chemical Composition and Antioxidant Properties of Juniper Berry (Juniperus communis L.) Essential Oil. Action of the Essential Oil on the Antioxidant Protection of Saccharomyces cerevisiae Model…
In vivo studies confirmed the effects of the oil which created the possibility of blocking the oxidation processes in yeast cells by increasing activity of the antioxidant enzymes superoxide dismutase (SOD), catalase (CAT), and glutathione peroxidase (GPx).
Composition and Antioxidant Activities of the Essential Oil of Cinnamon (Cinnamomum zeylanicum Blume) Leaves from Sri Lanka
Abstract The composition of the volatiles from leaves of Cinnamomum zeylanicum Blume from Sri Lanka was studied by GC-FID and GC-MS. The basic component of the oil was found to be eugenol (74.9%),…
Antimicrobial Activity of Essential Oils from Spices Against Psychrotrophic Food Spoilage Microorganisms
The results obtained expanded the possibilities for application of studied oils not only as flavour enhancers, but even as natural antimicrobials in chilled meat products.
Production of Essential Oils
- E. Schmidt
- EngineeringHandbook of Essential Oils
- 27 October 2015
Spice plants: chemical composition and antioxidant properties of Pimenta Lindl. essential oils, part 2: Pimenta racemosa (Mill.) J.W. Moore leaf oil from Jamaica.
The chemical composition of the essential Pimenta racemosa leaf oil (“bay oil”) from Jamaica was analyzed by GC and GC-MS and as major compounds eugenol (45.60 %), myrcene (24.97 %) and chavicol…
Chemical Composition, Olfactory Evaluation and Antioxidant Effects of the Essential Oil of Satureja Montana L
The composition of an essential oil of savory (Satureja montana L.) from Slovenia was determined by GC/FID and GC-MS; the major components were carvacrol (41.5%), p-cymene (11.0%), thymol (8.6%),…
Tea tree oil: contact allergy and chemical composition
The clinical picture of allergic contact dermatitis caused by TTO depends on the products used; most reactions are caused by the application of pure oil; cosmetics are the culprits in a minority of cases.
Correlation of Antimicrobial Activities of Various Essential Oils and Their Main Aromatic Volatile Constituents
All investigated aromatic volatiles and essential oils exhibited strong effects against the yeast Candida albicans and medium to strong antimicrobial activity against the gram-positive bacteria Staphylococcus aureus and Enterococcus faecalis and the Gram-negative bacteria Escherichia coli, Klebsiella pneumoniae, Proteus vulgaris, and Salmonella sp.
Cytotoxic Active Constituents of Essential Oils of Curcuma longa and Curcuma zanthorrhiza
- E. Schmidt, B. Ryabchenko, J. Wanner, W. Jäger, L. Jirovetz
- ChemistryNatural product communications
- 1 January 2015
It is revealed that the cytotoxic effects of the extracts and pure compounds are caused by apoptosis induction identified by the cleaved form of PARP protein.