Essential oil exposures in Australia: analysis of cases reported to the NSW Poisons Information Centre

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Essential oils are aromatic, volatile liquids extracted from plant material by steam distillation and named... Read More Essential oil exposures in Australia: analysis of cases reported to the NSW Poisons Information Centre

Volatile chemical emissions from essential oils

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Abstract Essential oils, widely used in society, emit numerous volatile organic compounds (VOCs). Some of... Read More Volatile chemical emissions from essential oils

The efficacy of Australian essential oils for the treatment of head lice infestation in children: A randomised controlled trial

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Abstract The increase in resistance of head lice to neurotoxic pediculicides and public concern over their... Read More The efficacy of Australian essential oils for the treatment of head lice infestation in children: A randomised controlled trial

Essential oils and metal ions as alternative antimicrobial agents: a focus on tea tree oil and silver

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Abstract The increasing occurrence of hospital-acquired infections and the emerging problems posed by... Read More Essential oils and metal ions as alternative antimicrobial agents: a focus on tea tree oil and silver

Biological Activities of Essential Oils: From Plant Chemoecology to Traditional Healing Systems

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Abstract Essential oils are complex mixtures of hydrocarbons and their oxygenated derivatives arising from... Read More Biological Activities of Essential Oils: From Plant Chemoecology to Traditional Healing Systems

What happens after Activation of Ascaridole? Reactive Compounds and their Implications for Skin Sensitization

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Abstract To replace animal testing and improve the prediction of skin sensitization, significant attention... Read More What happens after Activation of Ascaridole? Reactive Compounds and their Implications for Skin Sensitization

In Chemico Evaluation of Tea Tree Essential Oils as Skin Sensitizers: Chemical Composition on Aging and Generation of Reactive Species

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Abstract Tea tree oil (TTO) is an essential oil obtained from the leaves of Melaleuca alternifolia, M.... Read More In Chemico Evaluation of Tea Tree Essential Oils as Skin Sensitizers: Chemical Composition on Aging and Generation of Reactive Species

Essential Oils, Part III: Chemical Composition

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Abstract Data on the chemistry of essential oils which have caused contact allergy are provided. The largest... Read More Essential Oils, Part III: Chemical Composition

Is it Possible to Assess the Allergenicity of Mixtures Based on IN Chemico Methods? Preliminary Results on Common Fragrance Aldehydes

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Abstract Most perfume compositions and cosmetics contain mixtures of fragrance ingredients, synthetic or... Read More Is it Possible to Assess the Allergenicity of Mixtures Based on IN Chemico Methods? Preliminary Results on Common Fragrance Aldehydes

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