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Handbook of Essential Oils: Science, Technology, and Applications

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Handbook of Essential Oils: Science, Technology, and Applications, Third Edition
Editors: K. Husnu Can Baser; Gerhard Buchbauer
Publisher: CRC Press
Copyright: 2020
Pages: 1,120
ISBN: 0815370962 / 978-0815370963

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The Handbook of Essential Oils is a vast compilation of 33 chapters, written and presented by experts within their respective fields. This impressive, well-referenced, 1,120-page publication covers a great deal of ground surrounding the history, chemistry, production, applications, storage and marketing of essential oils.

Tthe third edition of the Handbook of Essential Oils is an asset for all holistic aromatherapy students and educators, and for industry professionals seeking well referenced, scientifically presented documentation that covers the field of essential oils.

Although the Handbook of Essential Oils isn't written exclusively for those working within the field of holistic aromatherapy, most all chapters provide relevant information of importance to those within the field.

Table of Contents for the Third Edition of the Handbook of Essential Oils: Science, Technology, and Applications:

  • Chapter 1: Introduction
    K. Hüsnü Can Baser and Gerhard Buchbauer
  • Chapter 2: History and Sources of Essential Oil Research
    Karl-Heinz Kubeczka
  • Chapter 3: Sources of Essential Oils
    Chlodwig Franz and Johannes Novak
  • Chapter 4: Natural Variability of Essential Oil Components
    Eva Nemeth-Zambori
  • Chapter 5: Production of Essential Oils
    Erich Schmidt
  • Chapter 6: Chemistry of Essential Oils
    Charles Sell
  • Chapter 7: Analysis of Essential Oils
    Adriana Arigo, Mariosimone Zoccali, Danilo Sciarrone, Peter Q. Tranchida, Paola Dugo and Luigi Mondello
  • Chapter 8: Use of Linear Retention Indices in GC/MS Libraries for Essential Oil Analysis
    Emanuela Trovato, Giuseppe Micalizzi, Paola Duga, Margita Utczas, and Luigi Mondello
  • Chapter 9: Safety Evaluation of Essential Oils
    Sean V. Taylor
  • Chapter 10: Metabolism of Terpenoids in Animal Models and Humans
    Walter Jaeger and Martina Hoferl
  • Chapter 11: Central Nervous System Effects of Essential Oil Compounds
    Elaine Elisabetsky and Domingos Savio Nunes
  • Chapter 12: Effects of Essential Oils on Human Cognition
    Eva Heuberger
  • Chapter 13: Aromatherapy: An Overview and Global Perspectives
    Rhiannon Lewis
  • Chapter 14: Essential Oils in Cancer Therapy
    Carmen Trummer and Gerhard Buchbauer
  • Chapter 15: Antimicrobial Activity of Selected Essential Oils and Aroma Compounds against Airborne Microbes
    Sabine Krist
  • Chapter 16: Quorum Sensing and Essential Oils
    Isobel Charlotte Soede and Gerhard Buchbauer
  • Chapter 17: Functions of Essential Oils and Natural Volatiles in Plant-Insect Interactions
    Robert A. Raguso
  • Chapter 18: Essential Oils as Lures for Invasive Ambrosia Beetles
    Paul E. Kendra, Nurhayat Tabanca, Wayne S. Montgomery, Jerome Niogret, David Owens, and Daniel Carrillo
  • Chapter 19: Adverse Effects and Intoxication with Essential Oils
    Rosa Lemmens-Gruber
  • Chapter 20: Adulteration of Essential Oils
    Erich Schmidt and Jürgen Wanner
  • Chapter 21: Essential Oils and Volatiles in Bryophytes
    Agnieczka Ludwiczuk and Yoshinori Asakawa
  • Chapter 22: Biotransformation of Monoterpenoids by Microorganisms, Insects, and Mammals
    Yoshiaki Noma and Yoshinori Asakawa
  • Chapter 23: Biotransformation of Sesquiterpenoids, Ionones, Damascones, Adamantanes, and Aromatic Compounds by Green Algae, Fungi, and Mammals
    Yoshinori Asakawa and Yoshiaki Noma
  • Chapter 24: Use of Essential Oils in Agriculture
    Catherine Regnault-Roger, Susanne Hemetsberger, and Gerhard Buchbauer
  • Chapter 25: Essential Oils Used in Veterinary Medicine
    K. Hüsnü Can Baser and Chlodwig Franz
  • Chapter 26: Encapsulation and Other Programmed/ Sustained Release Techniques for Essential Oils and Volatile Terpenes
    Jan Karlsen
  • Chapter 27: Essential Oils as Carrier Oils
    Romana Aichinger and Gerhard Buchbauer
  • Chapter 28: Influence of Light on Essential Oil Constituents
    Marie-Christine Cudlik and Gerhard Buchbauer
  • Chapter 29: Influence of Air on Essential Oil Constituents
    Darija Gajic and Gerhard Buchbauer
  • Chapter 30: The Essential Oil Trade
    Hugo Bovill
  • Chapter 31: Industrial Uses of Essential Oils
    W.S. Brud
  • Chapter 32: Storage, Labeling, and Transport of Essential Oils
    Jens Jankowski, Jens-Achim Protzen, and Klaus-Dieter Protzen
  • Chapter 33: Recent EU Legislation on Flavors and Fragrances and Its Impact on Essential Oils
    Jan C.R. Demyttenaere

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