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BioMed Research International
Volume 2017, Article ID 9268468, 14 pages
https://doi.org/10.1155/2017/9268468
Review Article

An Overview of the Biological Effects of Some Mediterranean Essential Oils on Human Health

School of Agricultural, Forestry, Food and Environmental Sciences, University of Basilicata, Viale dell’Ateneo Lucano 10, 85100 Potenza, Italy

Correspondence should be addressed to Ippolito Camele; ti.sabinu@elemac.otiloppi

Received 13 June 2017; Revised 20 September 2017; Accepted 3 October 2017; Published 5 November 2017

Academic Editor: Yiannis Kourkoutas

Copyright © 2017 Hazem S. Elshafie and Ippolito Camele. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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