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Solvent-free microwave extraction of essential oil from aromatic herbs: comparison with conventional hydro-distillation.
Solvent-free microwave extraction (SFME) is a combination of microwave heating and dry distillation, performed at atmospheric pressure without added any solvent or water. Isolation and concentrationExpand
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Assessment of antioxidant activity of cane brown sugars by ABTS and DPPH radical scavenging assays: determination of their polyphenolic and volatile constituents.
Seven cane brown sugars (four from La Réunion, two from Mauritius, and one from France) were investigated for their polyphenol content and volatile composition in relation to their free radicalExpand
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An improved microwave Clevenger apparatus for distillation of essential oils from orange peel.
Microwave Clevenger or microwave accelerated distillation (MAD) is a combination of microwave heating and distillation, performed at atmospheric pressure without added any solvent or water. IsolationExpand
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An original solvent free microwave extraction of essential oils from spices
Attention is drawn to the development of a new and green alternative technique for the extraction of essential oils from spices. Solvent-free microwave extraction (SFME) is a combination of dryExpand
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Microwave accelerated steam distillation of essential oil from lavender: A rapid, clean and environmentally friendly approach
A new process design and operation for microwave accelerated steam distillation (MASD) of essential oils was developed. A packed bed of lavender flowers (Lavandula angustifolia Mill., Lamiaceae) sitsExpand
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Solvent free microwave extraction of Elletaria cardamomum L.: A multivariate study of a new technique for the extraction of essential oil
The solvent-free microwave extraction (SFME) of cardamom essential oil (Elletaria cardamomum L.) was studied. A multivariate study based on a central composite design (CCD) was used to evaluate theExpand
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High power ultrasound effects on lipid oxidation of refined sunflower oil.
The effects of high power ultrasound treatment (20 kHz) on some components of refined sunflower oil were studied in order to verify if and to what extent modifications in the lipidic fraction canExpand
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Isolation of bioactive 5α,8α-epidioxy sterols from the marine sponge Luffariella cf. variabilis
The lipid extract of the marine sponge Luffariella cf. variabilis from Mayotte (Indian Ocean) has proven to be an extraordinarily rich source of a wide variety of unusual steroids belonging to the ...
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Deterioration of edible oils during food processing by ultrasound.
During food emulsification and processing of sunflower oil (most used edible oil), a metallic and rancid odour has been detected only for insonated oil and foods. Some off-flavour compounds (hexanalExpand
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Comparative analysis by gas chromatography-mass spectrometry of the essential oils from bark and leaves of Cedrelopsis grevei Baill, an aromatic and medicinal plant from Madagascar.
The essential oils from bark and leaves of Cedrelopsis grevei Baill (Ptaeroxylaceae), an aromatic and medicinal plant from Madagascar, are widely used in folk medicine. These two commerciallyExpand
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