April 24, 2018


Nepetalactone is a lactone as found in catnip and honeysuckle. Lactones are a type of ester not typically found in distilled oils because of their high molecular weight. Links to Plants Containing Nepetalactone   RESEARCH The listings of research below represents a compilation of scientific articles found on the topic, […]
April 24, 2018

Nerolidol / Peruviol / Cis-Nerolidol / Trans-Nerolidol

Nerolidol is an sesquiterpene alcohol as found in neroli, honeysuckle, ginger, jasmine, tea tree, lemongrass, and canabis.   Alcohols are the most therapeutically beneficial type of component in an essential oil, and have a low toxicity for safer use with fragile populations (like the elderly).  Alcohols can be sensitizing when oxidized, so proper […]
May 21, 2018

Honeysuckle (Lonicera periclymenum) Research

Latin Name: Lonicera periclymenum Family: Caprifoliaceae Honeysuckle has over 100 species.  There has been research to demonstrate anti-inflammatory activities of multiple species.  The polyphenolic constituents have been particularly reviewed. The listings of research below represent a compilation of scientific articles found on the species, with a very brief overview description of each […]