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Title: Aroma oils as cosmeceuticals
Authors: Gowthamarajan, K
Kulkarni, GT
Subburaju, T
Keywords: Aromatic oils;Essential oils;Cosmetics;Cosmeceutical;Pharmaceutical product
Issue Date: Aug-2005
Publisher: CSIR
IPC Code: Int. cl.7A61P 11/00, A61P 13/00, A61P 17/00, A61P 21/00, A61P 25/00, A61P 27/00, C11B 9/00
Abstract: Aroma oils, also known as essential oils are the highly concentrated extracts from plants, herbs and flowers. They exhibit calming, stimulating, pain alleviating and mood enhancing effects and improve the functionality of internal organs, like heart, lungs, etc. Essential oils are important components of cosmetics. Recently, cosmeceuticals are becoming popular throughout the world. In American market, all the cosmetics and toiletries are now being named as cosmeceuticals, as they claim to have therapeutic effect along with their effect on skin and hairs as cosmetic also. This article highlights the cosmeceutical applications of essential oils.
Page(s): 335-338
ISSN: 0975-1092 (Online); 0972-592X (Print)
Appears in Collections:NPR Vol.4(4) [July-August 2005]

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