Plants and Essential Oils
Essential oils have been widely used in treatment of various diseased. Essential oils are prevalent in many medicinal plants used for oral hygiene and treatment of diseases. Use of Essential Oils Blends in the Massage Therapy and Lymphatic drainage practice is crucial. Essential oils, odorous and volatile products of plant secondary metabolism, have a wide application in folk medicine, food flavoring and preservation as well as in fragrance industries.
The antimicrobial properties of essential oils have been known for many centuries. In recent years (1987-2001), a large number of essential oils and their constituents have been investigated for their antimicrobial properties against some bacteria and fungi in more than 500 reports.