Open access peer-reviewed Edited Volume

Potential of Essential Oils

Edited by Hany El-Shemy

Cairo University

Essential oils have recently received much attention globally due to the increased use of essential oils as well as the positive impacts from economic backgrounds. New compounds of essential oils have been discovered from medicinal plants and used in anti-disease treatment as well as in most houses as a source of natural flavor. This book covers some interesting research topics for essential oils, including identification of active ingredients from wild and medicinal plants. This book will add significant value for researchers, academics, and students in the field of medicine.

Read more >Order hardcopy
Potential of Essential OilsEdited by Hany El-Shemy

Published: September 26th 2018

DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.69939

ISBN: 978-1-78923-780-1

Print ISBN: 978-1-78923-779-5

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-1-83881-446-5

Copyright year: 2018

Books open for chapter submissions

11254 Total Chapter Downloads

23 Crossref Citations

34 Web of Science Citations

44 Dimensions Citations


Open access peer-reviewed

1. Potential of Medicinal Use of Essential Oils from Aromatic Plants

By Mozaniel Santana de Oliveira, Marcos Martins Almeida, Marielba de Los Angeles Rodriguez Salazar, Flávia Cristina Seabra Pires, Fernanda Wariss Figueiredo Bezerra, Vânia Maria Borges Cunha, Renato Macedo Cordeiro, Glides Rafael Olivo Urbina, Marcilene Paiva da Silva, Ana Paula Souza e Silva, Rafael Henrique Holanda Pinto and Raul Nunes de Carvalho Junior


Open access peer-reviewed

2. Chemical Composition of Essential Oil of Genus Pimenta (Myrtaceae): Review

By Billmary Zuleyma Contreras-Moreno


Open access peer-reviewed

3. Antibacterial Properties of Essential Oil in Some Indonesian Herbs

By Hartati Soetjipto


Open access peer-reviewed

4. The Expression of Biodiversity in the Secondary Metabolites of Aromatic Plants and Flowers Growing in Colombia

By Elena Stashenko and Jairo René Martínez


Open access peer-reviewed

5. A Fuzzy Rule Based Approach to Geographic Classification of Virgin Olive Oil Using T-Operators

By Suzan Kantarcı-Savaş and Efendi Nasibov


Open access peer-reviewed

6. Essential Oils: Market and Legislation

By Cinzia Barbieri and Patrizia Borsotto


Open access peer-reviewed

7. Essential Oils and Factors Related to Cardiovascular Diseases

By Geun Hee Seol and You Kyoung Shin


Open access peer-reviewed

8. Antifungal Effect of Essential Oils

By María Paz Arraiza, Azucena González-Coloma, Maria Fe Andres, Marta Berrocal-Lobo, José Alfonso Domínguez-Núñez, Avanor Cidral Da Costa Jr, Juliana Navarro-Rocha and Carlos Calderón- Guerrero


Open access peer-reviewed

9. Coriander and Its Phytoconstituents for the Beneficial Effects

By Alev Önder


Edited Volume and chapters are indexed in

  • Worldcat
  • OpenAIRE
  • Google Scholar
  • AZ ebsco
  • Base
  • CNKI

Order a hardcopy of the Edited Volume

Free shipping with DHL Express

Hardcover (ex. VAT)£119

Order now

Residents of European Union countries need to add a Book Value-Added Tax Rate based on their country of residence. Institutions and companies, registered as VAT taxable entities in their own EU member state, will not pay VAT by providing IntechOpen with their VAT registration number. This is made possible by the EU reverse charge method.

Special discount for IntechOpen contributors

All IntechOpen contributors are offered special discounts starting at 40% OFF available through your personal dashboard

Login and purchase