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Essential oils from wood. Autonomically Active and Mood Managing too.

July 22, 2018
Nat Prod Commun. 2015 Jul;10(7):1305-8.

Effect of Hinoki and Meniki Essential Oils on Human Autonomic Nervous System Activity and Mood States.


Meniki (Chamecyparis formosensis) and Hinoki (C. obtusa) are precious conifers with excellent wood properties and distinctive fragrances that make these species popular in Taiwan for construction, interiors and furniture. In the present study, the compositions of essential oils prepared from Meniki and Hinoki were analyzed by gas chromatography-mass spectrometry (GC/MS). Thirty-six compounds were identified from the wood essential oil of Meniki, including Δ-cadinene, γ-cadinene, Δ-cadinol, α-muurolene, calamenene, linalyl acetate and myrtenol; 29 compounds were identified from Hinoki, including α-terpineol, α-pinene, Δ-cadinene, borneol, terpinolene, and limonene. Next, we examined the effect of Meniki and Hinoki essential oils on human autonomic nervous system activity. Sixteen healthy adults received Meniki or Hinoki by inhalation for 5 min, and the physiological and psychological effects were examined. After inhaling Meniki essential oil, participant’s systolic blood pressure and heart rate (HR) were decreased, and diastolic blood pressure increased. In addition, sympathetic nervous activity (SNS) was significantly decreased, and parasympathetic activity (PSNS) was significantly increased. On the other hand, after inhaling Hinoki essential oil, systolic blood pressure, heart rate and PSNS were decreased, whereas SNA was increased. Indeed, both Meniki and Hinoki essential oils increased heart rate variability (HRV) in tested adults. Furthermore, in the Profile of Mood States (POMS) test, both Meniki and Hinoki wood essential oils stimulated a pleasant mood status. Our results strongly suggest that Meniki and Hinoki essential oils could be suitable agents for the development of regulators of sympathetic nervous system dysfunctions.

PMID: 26411036 [Indexed for MEDLINE]


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James Geiger MD

The oilMD since 2004


May 6, 2018

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What are you cleaning your hands with? I

March 20, 2018

What are you cleaning your hands with? I suggest you use On Guard Sanitizing Mist with clove, cinnamon, rosemary, eucalyptus and orange oils as protective spray on surfaces as well as hands. Rest assured that essential oils from certain plants clean well.

Is Spring springing where you are? Tri-E

March 20, 2018

Is Spring springing where you are? Tri-Ease works wonders. Essential oils in soft gel capsules for goodness sake.

Cypress essential oils derived from the

March 12, 2018

Cypress essential oils derived from the branches of the tall #evergreen tree has aromas that energize and refresh. #Cypress is used in spas by massage therapists for stimulating effect on the #emotions, making it a popular oil to diffuse. item 300500001