The Essential Guide to Plant Oils


Bente M. Holst (Editor)

Series: Plant Science Research and Practices
BISAC: SCI011000

This collection opens with a review of the plant sources, extraction methods, physicochemical characterization and commercial applications of edible and non-edible vegetable oils.
The authors describe the extraction of essential oil through ultrasound to increase the productivity of favorable essential oils. The operation of ultrasound-assisted extraction along is also described.
In one study, the antimicrobial activity of the essential oil derived from Campomanesia aurea O. Berg leaves is evaluated, and its antibiotic modulating potential is assessed.
In a subsequent study, the authors investigate the chemical composition of compounds from E. intermedium leaf essential oil, in addition to its modulatory and antibacterial action.
Additionally, the biological aspects attributed to the medicinal benefits of sandalwood oil and alpha-santalol are presented along with relevant clinical evidence.
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Table of Contents

Table of Contents


Chapter 1. Edible and Non-Edible Oils Obtained from Plants: Sources and Characterization
(Viviane Dal-Souto Frescura, Carmine Aparecida Lenz Hister, Mariana Vieira Coronas, Giovani Leone Zabot and Marcus Vinícius Tres, Laboratory of Biological Processes, Federal University of Santa Maria, Cachoeira do Sul, Brazil, and others)

Chapter 2. An Insight into Extraction of Essential Oil using Sonic Waves
(Jigisha K. Parikh, Meghal A. Desai, Krishna P. Solanki and Miral R. Thakker, Chemical Engineering Department, S. V. National Institute of Technology, Surat, India)

Chapter 3. Phytochemical Characterization and Evaluation of Antibacterial Potential and Modulator of Antibiotic Resistance of the Essential Oil of Campomanesia aurea O. Berg
(Antonia T. L. Dos Santos, Julimery G. F. Macedo, Maria De O. Santos, Jacqueline C. Andrade, Wanderlei Do Amaral, Cicero Deschamps, Camila Confortin, Luiz E. Da Silva and Henrique D. M. Coutinho, Regional University of Cariri, Crato, Ceará, Brazil, and others)

Chapter 4. Phytochemical Characterization and Evaluation of the Eupatorium intermediun DC. (Asteraceae) Essential Oil Modulatory and Antibacterial Activities
(Maysa de O. Barbosa, Samara F. Oliveira, Jacqueline C. Andrade, Diógenes de Q. Dias, PhD, Cristina R. dos S. Barbosa, Giovana M. de L. Leite, Marta R. Kerntopf, PhD, Wanderlei do Amaral, PhD, Cicero Deschamps, PhD, Luiz E. da Silva, PhD, and Henrique D. M. Coutinho, PhD, Department of Biology. Federal Rural University of Pernambuco, Recife, Brazil, and others)

Chapter 5. Role of Sandalwood Oil and Alpha-Santalol in the Prevention and Development of Human Malignancies
(Ajay Bommareddy, John Oberlin, Jason Pepe and Adam VanWert, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Nesbitt School of Pharmacy, Wilkes University, Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, US, and others)


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