Anticancer activity of essential oils and their chemical components - a review.

  title={Anticancer activity of essential oils and their chemical components - a review.},
  author={Bagora Bayala and Ima{\"e}l Henri Nestor Bassol{\'e} and Riccardo Scifo and Charlemagne Gnoula and Laurent Ach Benoit Morel and Jean Marc A Lobaccaro and Jacques Simpore},
  journal={American journal of cancer research},
  volume={4 6},
Essential oils are widely used in pharmaceutical, sanitary, cosmetic, agriculture and food industries for their bactericidal, virucidal, fungicidal, antiparasitical and insecticidal properties. Their anticancer activity is well documented. Over a hundred essential oils from more than twenty plant families have been tested on more than twenty types of cancers in last past ten years. This review is focused on the activity of essential oils and their components on various types of cancers. For… CONTINUE READING
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