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Progress in Essential Oils

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Lavender oil—An oil of lavendar that was obtained commercially in Trieste (Italy) was screened for its toxicity by Evandri et al. (2005). The oil, which was found to possess no mutagenic activity using the bacterial reverse mutation assay, was determined by GC/MS to contain the following major components.

The authors found that the lavender oil screened exerted strong antimutagenic activity and as would be expected the activity was concentration-dependent.

As part of a screening study of certain essential oils against the cabbage aphid, Pavela (2006) determined that a commercially available lavender oil, which was found to be quite toxic to the aphid, possessed the following composition:

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