publication . Article . 2009

Óleos essenciais no Brasil: aspectos gerais, desenvolvimento e perspectivas

Bizzo,Humberto R.; Hovell,Ana Maria C.; Rezende,Claudia M.;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2009 Journal: Química Nova, volume 32, pages 588-594 (issn: 0100-4042, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: FapUNIFESP (SciELO)
Abstract
<abstract language="eng">Essential oils are extracted by steam distillation of plants or cold pressing of citrus fruit pericarp. They are used in food, cosmetic, personal care and pharmaceutical industries. In Brazil, oils from orange and related products contribute to near 97% to the positive commercial performance of the sector. Predatory exploitation and the availability of new sources of raw materials, with more attracting prices, changed the paradigm. Prospective studies, sustainable use of Brazilian biodiversity, domestication of exotic species with commercial relevance, the use of breeding techniques and the development of new applications for essential o...
Subjects
free text keywords: Brazilian market, historical and perspectives, General Chemistry, Plant composition, Organic chemistry, Raw material, Domestication, Steam distillation, law.invention, law, Essential oil, Sustainability, Biotechnology, business.industry, business, Chemistry, Biodiversity, Agricultural science, QD1-999
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publication . Article . 2009

Óleos essenciais no Brasil: aspectos gerais, desenvolvimento e perspectivas

Bizzo,Humberto R.; Hovell,Ana Maria C.; Rezende,Claudia M.;