Essential oils

Anise Essential Oil: Health Benefits and Side effects

Introduction Anise essential oil is obtained by steam distillation from the fruits, roots, and seeds of Pimpinella anisum L. This plant contains 1.5–5% essential oil...

Ylang-ylang essential oil: Health benefits and Side effects

Introduction Ylang-ylang (Cananga odorata Hook. F. & Thomson) oil is obtained by steam distillation from the leaves and yellow flowers of the plant. This oil...

Ginger essential oil: Health benefits and Side effects

Introduction Ginger essential oil is obtained by steam distillation of ginger (Zingiber officinale Roscoe) rhizomes (dried roots). The color of the oil is light yellow...

Fennel essential oil: Health benefits and Side effects

Introduction Fennel (Foeniculum vulgare Mill.), family Apiaceae (Umbelliferae) is an annual, biennial or perennial aromatic herb and found in two types Sweet fennel (F. vulgare...

Rosemary essential oil: Health benefits and Side effects

Introduction Rosemary plant (Rosmarinus officinalis L.; Family Lamiaceae) is most popular for its aromatic oil which is called "rosemary oil". This oil is extracted mainly...

Peppermint essential oil: Health benefits and Side effects

Introduction Peppermint essential oil (Mentha piperita) is obtained by steam distillation from the fresh or dried stem, leaves, and flowers of the plant. This oil...