January 10, 2018

Grapefruit Aroma to Help Improve Mood

Grapefruit Aromatherapy The aroma of grapefruit is a gentle stimulant.  It is fresh and lightly uplifting.  Plus, studies have shown it may help reduce anxiety and improve mental performance! A few studies have shown grapefruit aroma to reduce anxiety in mice.  This is possibly related to the limonene constituent affecting […]
April 20, 2018

d-Limonene / Limonene / Dipentene

D-limonene is a monoterpene found in bergamot, black pepper, cardamom, citrus fruits, caraway, eucalyptus, pine, peppermint and spearmint.  L-Limonene can be found in certain pine species, and has a more terpentine-like aroma. Monoterpenes are odorless, highly volatile, prone to oxidation, and insoluble in water. Links to Plants Containing Limonene RESEARCH The […]
April 25, 2018

Perillyl Alcohol

Perillyl alcohol is a monoterpene precursor to limonene, and can be found in lavender, sage, peppermint, and lemongrass. Links to Plants Containing Perillyl Alcohol   RESEARCH The listings of research below represents a compilation of scientific articles found on the topic, with a very brief overview description of each article/study.  […]