Bioactive Essential Oils and Cancer

  • Damião Pergentino de Sousa

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xv
  2. Rosane Borges Dias, Ludmila de Faro Valverde, Clarissa Araújo Gurgel Rocha, Daniel Pereira Bezerra
    Pages 1-17
  3. Mónica Zuzarte, Lígia Salgueiro
    Pages 19-61
  4. Basílio I.J.L.D., Nathalia Diniz Araujo, Rafael Costa Silva
    Pages 63-79
  5. Timothy J. Brocksom, Kleber T. de Oliveira, Marco A. B. Ferreira, Bruno M. Servilha
    Pages 81-109
  6. Sócrates Cabral de Holanda Cavalcanti, Rafael dos Reis Barreto de Oliveira, Damião Pergentino de Sousa
    Pages 111-124
  7. Ammad Ahmad Farooqi, Rubina Sohail, Sundas Fayyaz, Iryna Shatynska-Mytsyk
    Pages 125-133
  8. Hemerson Iury Ferreira Magalhães, Élida Batista Vieira de Sousa
    Pages 135-174
  9. Janaina Fernandes
    Pages 175-200
  10. Miriam Teresa Paz Lopes, Dalton Dittz Júnior, Fernanda de Oliveira Lemos
    Pages 215-230
  11. Rogerio Correa Peres, Carolina Foot Gomes de Moura, Flavia Andressa Pidone Ribeiro, Daniel Araki Ribeiro
    Pages 231-236
  12. Clovis O Da Fonseca, Thereza Quirico-Santos
    Pages 267-288
  13. Damião Pergentino de Sousa
    Pages 289-289
  14. Back Matter
    Pages 291-292

About this book


This volume provides a general overview of the therapeutic potential of the essential oils in cancer and highlights some promising future directions. It integrates chemistry, pharmacology, and medicine while discussing bioactive essential oils in experimental models and clinical studies of cancer. The book is a valuable resource for all engaged in the study of natural products and their synthetic derivatives, particularly for those interested in academic research and pharmaceutical and food industries dedicated in the discovery of useful agents for the therapy or prevention of cancer.


antitumor and anticancer treatments cancer and aromatherapy medicinal chemistry medicinal oils natural therapeutics

Editors and affiliations

  • Damião Pergentino de Sousa
    • 1
  1. 1.Federal University of ParaibaJoão Pessoa, ParaíbaBrazil

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