Essential oils now form a part of day-to-day life of people. There are different varieties of essential oil used for fragrance and flavours. The quality and composition of these oils play an important role in determining their role in therapeutics. The present paper gives an account of the medicinal plants containing essential oils and their therapeutic properties. Different oil yielding plants were surveyed to find out the efficacy of essential oils in disease treatment.
"Efficacy of Some Essential Oils to Cure Some Common Problems in Human Beings,"
Ethnobotanical Leaflets: Vol. 2009
, Article 5.
Available at: http://opensiuc.lib.siu.edu/ebl/vol2009/iss5/5