Cinnamomum cassia Essential Oil Inhibits α-MSH-Induced Melanin Production and Oxidative Stress in Murine B16 Melanoma Cells

@inproceedings{Chou2013CinnamomumCE,
  title={Cinnamomum cassia Essential Oil Inhibits α-MSH-Induced Melanin Production and Oxidative Stress in Murine B16 Melanoma Cells},
  author={Su-Tze Chou and Wen-Lun Chang and Chen-Tien Chang and Shih-Lan Hsu and Yu-Che Lin and Ying Shih},
  booktitle={International journal of molecular sciences},
  year={2013}
}
Essential oils extracted from aromatic plants exhibit important biological activities and have become increasingly important for the development of aromatherapy for complementary and alternative medicine. The essential oil extracted from Cinnamomum cassia Presl (CC-EO) has various functional properties; however, little information is available regarding its anti-tyrosinase and anti-melanogenic activities. In this study, 16 compounds in the CC-EO have been identified; the major components of… CONTINUE READING
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