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Essential Oils: Its Components and Its Application in Food Preservatives

Journal: International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR) (Vol.7, No. 12)

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Page : 207-211

Keywords : Antimicrobial; terpenes; terpenoids; phenylpropenes; application of essentails oils; perpectives of essentails oils and its limitations;

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With increasing globalization means high demand on import and export of goods including food materials. This makes it all the more necessary to take extreme care of food and its products. Used of chemicals and toxic compound to preserve food product has leads to an increase in antibiotics resistance of some pathogen which has cause a major concern. Therefore, recent development is mainly focusing on the use of nontoxic antimicrobial compound such as Essentail oils as natural preservation for food products. Because of the presence of secondary metabolites and some antimicrobial agent, they are widely used in the flavor, food, fragrance, and cosmetic industries in many applications. The application of this natural preservatives is a promising technology. Essentails oils along with some new approaches plays a vital role in longer shelf life.

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