Antioxidant and anti-inflammatory activities of essential oils: a short review.

@article{Miguel2010AntioxidantAA,
  title={Antioxidant and anti-inflammatory activities of essential oils: a short review.},
  author={Maria Graça Miguel},
  journal={Molecules},
  year={2010},
  volume={15 12},
  pages={9252-87}
}
Essential oils are complex mixtures isolated from aromatic plants which may possess antioxidant and anti-inflammatory activities of interest in thye food and cosmetic industries as well as in the human health field. In this work, a review was done on the most recent publications concerning their antioxidant and anti-inflammatory activities. At the same time a survey of the methods generally used for the evaluation of antioxidant activity and some of the mechanisms involved in the anti… CONTINUE READING

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