Actions of essential oils on the central nervous system: An updated review.

@article{Dobetsberger2011ActionsOE,
  title={Actions of essential oils on the central nervous system: An updated review.},
  author={Clara Dobetsberger and G. Buchbauer},
  journal={Flavour and Fragrance Journal},
  year={2011},
  volume={26},
  pages={300-316}
}
The administration of essential oils or their constituents in aromatherapy, complementary medicine, and folk medicine has been known for a long time, and its relevance is steadily growing. In the last few years, many scientific studies were conducted to investigate the effect and the mechanisms of action of these compounds on the central nervous system. The aim of this article is to summarize the literature on this topic published in the period 2008–2010, upgrading a comprehensive review. The… Expand
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