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Handbook of Essential Oils : Science, Technology, and Applications, Hardback Book

Handbook of Essential Oils : Science, Technology, and Applications Hardback

Edited by K. Husnu Can (Anadolu University, Eskisehir, Turkey) Baser, Gerhard (University of Vienna, Austria) Buchbauer

Description

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. FeaturesPresents a wide range of topics including sources, production, analysis, storage, transport, chemistry, aromatherapy, pharmacology, toxicology, metabolism, technology, biotransformation, application, utilization, and tradeIncludes discussions of biological activity testing, results of antimicrobial and antioxidant tests, and penetration enhancing activities useful in drug deliveryCovers up-to-date regulations and legislative procedures, together with the use of essential oils in perfumes, cosmetics, feed, food, beverages, and pharmaceutical industriesUnveils 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 oilsThe 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

Information

  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 1098 pages, 8 page colour insert (12 figures).* Figures to be in colour for colour insert: o Chapter
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis Inc
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Pharmaceutical technology
  • ISBN: 9780815370963

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