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Citrus Essential Oils: Flavor and Fragrance

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Citrus essential oils are the most popular among all natural essential oils.  Commercially, the oils are used to flavor foods and to scent toiletries,  cosmetics, and perfumes. Recently, researchers have also discovered that citrus essential oils have important chemopreventive properties.

Written by a team of international experts in citrus essential oil research, Citrus Essential Oils: Flavor and Fragrance reviews the scientific concepts, basic and advanced analytical methods, and diverse perperties of these oils. Readers will discover a broad range of new techniques as well as new and emerging industrial and health care applications. Following an introductory chapter, the book covers such topics as:

(1) Techniques for oil extraction, including distillation, microwave, solvent, and solid-phase microextraction

(2) Sensory and compositional analysis

(3) Enantiomeric and stable isotope analysis

(4) Gas chromatography-olfactometry and aroma-active components in citrus essential oils

(5) Functional properties, including antioxidative, chemopreventive, and antimicrobial properties

(6) Applications in aromatherapy for health and well-being

With contributions from researchers in Africa, Asia, Europe, and North America, this publication offers a unique international perspective on citrus essential oil research and its applications. References in each chapter support further in-depth investigation of individual topics.

Citrus Essential Oils is written for professionals and students working in the food sciences, flavor chemistry, and aromatherapy. Its coverage of the latest research findings, techniques, and application sets the foundation for new discoveries and a broad range of new uses of citrus essential oils.

Contents:  Preface, Contributors

1. Introduction & Overview

2. Techniques for Oil Extraction

3. Compositional Analysis

4. Enantiomeric and Stable Isotope Analysis

5. Gas Chromatography—Olfactometry and Aroma-Active Components in Citrus Essential Oils

6. Functional properties

7. Aromatherapy

8. Industrial view


Masayoshi Sawamura, 2010, 398 p, illustrated.  (List: $139.00)  $125.00

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