Open access peer-reviewed Edited Volume

Essential Oils

Oils of Nature

Edited by Hany El-Shemy

Cairo University

Essential oils were used globally as a folk medicine for the treatment of a number of diseases because of the high content of natural compounds. Therefore, this book looks at research topics dealing with isolation, purification, and identification of active ingredients of essential oils from plants. This knowledge will provide significant information about essential oils to researchers and others interested in the field.

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Essential OilsOils of NatureEdited by Hany El-Shemy

Published: January 8th 2020

DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.77673

ISBN: 978-1-78984-641-6

Print ISBN: 978-1-78984-640-9

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-1-83880-851-8

Copyright year: 2020

Books open for chapter submissions

11435 Total Chapter Downloads

23 Crossref Citations

17 Web of Science Citations

52 Dimensions Citations


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1. Applications of Medicinal Herbs and Essential Oils in Food Safety

By Razzagh Mahmoudi, Ata Kaboudari and Babak Pakbin


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2. Essential Oil’s Chemical Composition and Pharmacological Properties

By Jean Baptiste Hzounda Fokou, Pierre Michel Jazet Dongmo and Fabrice Fekam Boyom


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3. Biological Importance of Essential Oils

By Muhammad Irshad, Muhammad Ali Subhani, Saqib Ali and Amjad Hussain


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4. Essential Oils: Partnering with Antibiotics

By Mariam Aljaafari, Maryam Sultan Alhosani, Aisha Abushelaibi, Kok-Song Lai and Swee-Hua Erin Lim


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5. Essential Oils in the Development of New Medicinal Products

By Jason Jerry Atoche Medrano


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6. Essential Oil and Glandular Hairs: Diversity and Roles

By Zakaria Hazzoumi, Youssef Moustakime and Khalid Amrani Joutei


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7. Effect of Essential Oils on Storability and Preservation of Some Vegetable Crops

By Aml Abo El-Fetouh El-Awady


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8. Study of Essential Oils Obtained from Tropical Plants Grown in Colombia

By Elena Stashenko and Jairo René Martínez


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9. Comparative Analysis of the Chemical Composition, Antimicrobial and Antioxidant Activity of Essential Oils of Spices Used in the Food Industry in Brazil

By Amanda Mara Teles, Adenilde Nascimento Mouchreck, Gustavo Oliveira Everton, Ana Lucia Abreu-Silva, Kátia da Silva Calabrese and Fernando Almeida-Souza


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10. Essential Oils and Microbial Communication

By Filomena Nazzaro, Florinda Fratianni, Antonio d’Acierno, Raffaele Coppola, Fernando Jesus Ayala-Zavala, Adriano Gomez da Cruz and Vincenzo De Feo


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11. Application of Essential Oils for Shelf-Life Extension of Seafood Products

By Marzieh Moosavi-Nasab, Armin Mirzapour-Kouhdasht and Najme Oliyaei


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12. Seed Propagation and Constituents of the Essential Oil of Stevia serrata Cav. from Guatemala

By Juan Francisco Pérez-Sabino, Max Samuel Mérida-Reyes, José Vicente Martínez-Arévalo, Manuel Alejandro Muñoz-Wug, Bessie Evelyn Oliva-Hernández, Isabel Cristina Gaitán-Fernández, Daniel Luiz Reis Simas and Antonio Jorge Ribeiro da Silva


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13. Durable Woods and Antifungal Activity of Their Essential Oils: Case of Tetraclinis articulata (Vahl) Masters and Cedrus atlantica Manetti

By Abdelwahed Fidah, Mohamed Rahouti, Bousselham Kabouchi and Abderrahim Famiri


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