β-Citronellol, an alcoholic monoterpene with inhibitory properties on the contractility of rat trachea

@inproceedings{Vasconcelos2016CitronellolAA,
  title={β-Citronellol, an alcoholic monoterpene with inhibitory properties on the
contractility of rat trachea},
  author={T S Vasconcelos and H. V. Ribeiro-Filho and L. T. Lucetti and P.J.C. Magalh{\~a}es},
  booktitle={Brazilian journal of medical and biological research = Revista brasileira de pesquisas medicas e biologicas},
  year={2016}
}
β-Citronellol is an alcoholic monoterpene found in essential oils such Cymbopogon citratus (a plant with antihypertensive properties). β-Citronellol can act against pathogenic microorganisms that affect airways and, in virtue of the popular use of β-citronellol-enriched essential oils in aromatherapy, we assessed its pharmacologic effects on the contractility of rat trachea. Contractions of isolated tracheal rings were recorded isometrically through a force transducer connected to a data… CONTINUE READING
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