ABSTRACT

Handbook of Essential Oils: Science, Technology, and Applications presents the development, use and marketing of essential oils. Exciting new topics include insecticidal applications, but there is a continued focus on the chemistry, pharmacology and biological activities of essential oils.

The third edition unveils new chapters including the insect repellent and insecticidal activities of essential oils, the synergistic activity with antibiotics against resistant microorganisms, essential oil applications in agriculture, plant-insect interactions, and pheromones and contaminants in essential oils.

Features

  • Presents a wide range of topics including sources, production, analysis, storage, transport, chemistry, aromatherapy, pharmacology, toxicology, metabolism, technology, biotransformation, application, utilization, and trade
  • Includes discussions of biological activity testing, results of antimicrobial and antioxidant tests, and penetration enhancing activities useful in drug delivery
  • Covers up-to-date regulations and legislative procedures, together with the use of essential oils in perfumes, cosmetics, feed, food, beverages, and pharmaceutical industries
  • Unveils new chapters including the insect repellent and insecticidal activities of essential oils, the synergistic activity with antibiotics against resistant microorganisms, essential oil applications in agriculture, plant-insect interactions, and pheromones and contaminants in essential oils
  • The American Botanical Council (ABC) named the second edition as the recipient of the 2016 ABC James A. Duke Excellence in Botanical Literature Award and recognized that essential oils are one of the fastest growing segments of the herbal product market

chapter 1|1 pages

Introduction

ByK. Hüsnü Can Başer, Gerhard Buchbauer

chapter 2|37 pages

History and Sources of Essential Oil Research

ByKarl-Heinz Kubeczka

chapter 3|43 pages

Sources of Essential Oils

ByChlodwig Franz, Johannes Novak

chapter 4|40 pages

Natural Variability of Essential Oil Components

ByÉva Németh-Zámbori

chapter 5|36 pages

Production of Essential Oils

ByErich Schmidt

chapter 6|29 pages

Chemistry of Essential Oils

ByCharles Sell

chapter 7|38 pages

Analysis of Essential Oils

ByAdriana Arigò, Mariosimone Zoccali, Danilo Sciarrone, Peter Q. Tranchida, Paola Dugo, Luigi Mondello

chapter 8|23 pages

Use of Linear Retention Indices in GC-MS Libraries for Essential Oil Analysis

ByEmanuela Trovato, Giuseppe Micalizzi, Paola Dugo, Margita Utczás, Luigi Mondello

chapter 9|22 pages

Safety Evaluation of Essential Oils

Constituent-Based Approach Utilized for Flavor Ingredients—An Update
BySean V. Taylor

chapter 10|27 pages

Metabolism of Terpenoids in Animal Models and Humans

ByWalter Jäger, Martina Höferl

chapter 11|42 pages

Central Nervous System Effects of Essential Oil Compounds

ByElaine Elisabetsky, Domingos S. Nunes

chapter 12|27 pages

Effects of Essential Oils on Human Cognition

ByEva Heuberger

chapter 13|22 pages

Aromatherapy

An Overview and Global Perspectives
ByRhiannon Lewis

chapter 14|19 pages

Essential Oils in Cancer Therapy

ByCarmen Trummer, Gerhard Buchbauer

chapter 16|53 pages

Quorum Sensing and Essential Oils

ByIsabel Charlotte Soede, Gerhard Buchbauer

chapter 18|19 pages

Essential Oils as Lures for Invasive Ambrosia Beetles

ByPaul E. Kendra, Nurhayat Tabanca, Wayne S. Montgomery, Jerome Niogret, David Owens, Daniel Carrillo

chapter 19|25 pages

Adverse Effects and Intoxication with Essential Oils

ByRosa Lemmens-Gruber

chapter 20|38 pages

Adulteration of Essential Oils

ByErich Schmidt, Jürgen Wanner

chapter 21|32 pages

Essential Oils and Volatiles in Bryophytes

ByAgnieszka Ludwiczuk, Yoshinori Asakawa

chapter 22|155 pages

Biotransformation of Monoterpenoids by Microorganisms, Insects, and Mammals

ByYoshiaki Noma, Yoshinori Asakawa

chapter 24|45 pages

Use of Essential Oils in Agriculture

ByCatherine Regnault-Roger, Susanne Hemetsberger, Gerhard Buchbauer

chapter 25|14 pages

Essential Oils Used in Veterinary Medicine

ByK. Can Başer Hüsnü, Chlodwig Franz

chapter 27|18 pages

Essential Oils as Carrier Oils

ByRomana Aichinger, Gerhard Buchbauer

chapter 28|28 pages

Influence of Light on Essential Oil Constituents

ByMarie-Christine Cudlik, Gerhard Buchbauer

chapter 29|34 pages

Influence of Air on Essential Oil Constituents

ByDarija Gajić, Gerhard Buchbauer

chapter 30|6 pages

The Essential Oil Trade

ByHugo Bovill

chapter 31|12 pages

Industrial Uses of Essential Oils

ByW. S. Brud

chapter 32|13 pages

Storage, Labeling, and Transport of Essential Oils

ByJens Jankowski, Jens-Achim Protzen, Klaus-Dieter Protzen

chapter 33|11 pages

Recent EU Legislation on Flavours and Fragrances and Its Impact on Essential Oils

ByJan C. R. Demyttenaere