Citrus

Publication Title: 
Journal of Nematology

In a host-range study carried out under greenhouse conditions, a total of 37 commercial fruit tree, grape, and citrus rootstocks were tested for their reaction to a population of the lesion nematode, Pratylenchus vulnus, in Spain. Twenty-five rootstocks had a Pf/Pi > 1.5. These included almond (Desmayo Rojo, 1143), apple (EM-9, EM-106), avocado (Hass), cherry (Santa Lucia 64, Camil, M x M 14, Masto de Montafiana), grape (41-B, Fercal, Ritcher 110), hazelnut (Pauetet), loquat (Nadal), peach (Montclar, GF-305), pear (OHF-333), pistachio (P. atlantica, P. vera, P.

Author(s): 
Pinochet, J.
Verdejo, S.
Soler, A.
Canals, J.
Publication Title: 
The American Journal of Clinical Hypnosis
Author(s): 
Braun, B. G.
Publication Title: 
Explore (New York, N.Y.)
Author(s): 
Glickman-Simon, Richard
Savasta, Stephanie
Publication Title: 
Experimental Biology and Medicine (Maywood, N.J.)

It has been mentioned in the field of aromatherapy that the fragrance of grapefruit has a refreshing and exciting effect, which suggests an activation of sympathetic nerve activity. It also can be assumed that the activation of sympathetic nerve innervating the white adipose tissue (WAT) facilitates lipolysis, then results in a suppression of body weight gain. This study addressed the effect of olfactory stimulation with the scent of grapefruit oil and lemon oil on the efferent nerve activity in the sympathetic branch of the WAT of the epididymis in the anesthetized rat.

Author(s): 
Niijima, Akira
Nagai, Katsuya
Publication Title: 
Fitoterapia

Oil of bergamot is receiving renewed popularity in aromatherapy. The biovariability of Citrus bergamia grown wild in Calabria (Italy) was investigated as far as chemical markers (linalool, linalyl acetate and bergapten) content and antioxidant and antifungal activities of the methanolic extracts. The average content in the markers presents slight variations with the altitude and more evident changes with the latitude of the areas of plant collection.

Author(s): 
Statti, Giancarlo A.
Conforti, Filomena
Sacchetti, Gianni
Muzzoli, Mariavittoria
Agrimonti, Caterina
Menichini, Francesco
Publication Title: 
Journal of Midwifery & Women's Health

This study examined the effect of aromatherapy-massage in healthy postpartum mothers. A quasi-experimental between-groups design was used. Mothers who received aromatherapy-massage were compared with a control group who received standard postpartum care. Thirty-six healthy, first-time mothers with vaginal delivery of a full-term, healthy infant participated in this study. Sixteen mothers received a 30-minute aromatherapy-massage on the second postpartum day; 20 mothers were in the control group.

Author(s): 
Imura, Masumi
Misao, Hanako
Ushijima, Hiroshi
Publication Title: 
Pediatric Emergency Care

The aim of this study was to determine the effect of music alone, aromatherapy alone, and music in addition to aromatherapy on anxiety levels of adults accompanying children to a pediatricemergency department waiting area. METHODS: The study was conducted over 28 consecutive days, assigned to 1 of 4 groups: no intervention, music, aromatherapy, and both music and aromatherapy.

Author(s): 
Holm, Lydia
Fitzmaurice, Laura
Publication Title: 
Fitoterapia

Bergamot (Citrus bergamia, Risso) is a fruit most knowledgeable for its essential oil (BEO) used in aromatherapy to minimize symptoms of stress-induced anxiety and mild mood disorders and cancer pain though the rational basis for such applications awaits to be discovered. The behavioural and EEG spectrum power effects of BEO correlate well with its exocytotic and carrier-mediated release of discrete amino acids endowed with neurotransmitter function in the mammalian hippocampus supporting the deduction that BEO is able to interfere with normal and pathological synaptic plasticity.

Author(s): 
Bagetta, Giacinto
Morrone, Luigi Antonio
Rombol�, Laura
Amantea, Diana
Russo, Rossella
Berliocchi, Laura
Sakurada, Shinobu
Sakurada, Tsukasa
Rotiroti, Domenicantonio
Corasaniti, Maria Tiziana
Publication Title: 
Journal of Advanced Nursing

AIM: This article is a report of a randomized controlled trial of the effects of 'M' technique massage with or without mandarin oil compared to standard postoperative care on infants' levels of pain and distress, heart rate and mean arterial pressure after major craniofacial surgery. BACKGROUND: There is a growing interest in non-pharmacological interventions such as aromatherapy massage in hospitalized children to relieve pain and distress but well performed studies are lacking.

Author(s): 
de Jong, Marjan
Lucas, Cees
Bredero, Hansje
van Adrichem, Leon
Tibboel, Dick
Van Dijk, Monique
Publication Title: 
Natural Product Research

Citrus essential oils (EOs) are volatile compounds from citrus peels and widely used in perfumes, cosmetics, soaps and aromatherapy. In this study, inhibition of citrus EOs extracted from Vietnamese orange (Citrus sinensis), mandarin (Citrus reticulata Blanco), pomelo (Citrus grandis Osbeck) and lime (Citrus aurantifolia Swingle) on the growth of plant pathogenic fungi, Mucor hiemalis, Penicillium expansum and Fusarium proliferatum was investigated.

Author(s): 
Van Hung, Pham
Chi, Pham Thi Lan
Phi, Nguyen Thi Lan

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