April 3, 2018

Absorption Enhancement

Some drugs are administered as a patch or ointment thru the skin.  Certain plant substances have shown potential in aiding cutaneous absorption enhancement / transdermal delivery of medicines.  Essential oils with their fat soluble structure have been studied as a potential skin penetration enhancer. Absorption Enhancement Recipes   Blog Articles […]
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 […]