DOCTOR SUNITA SINGH
The Potential of Citrus Essential Oils: Exploring their Role in Aromatherapy
Dr. Sunita Singh is an Assistant professor of Chemistry in the Navyug Kanya Mahavidyalaya, University of Lucknow since 2019.
She pursued her Ph.D. in the year 2015 on the topic, “Chemistry, antioxidant and antimicrobial activities of essential oils and oleoresins of spices” from DDU Gorakhpur University, Gorakhpur. She has awarded with Junior Research and senior research fellowships from University Grant Commission. She also worked as Research Assistant (2010-2011) on the project sponsored by CST “Chemistry, Antioxidant and Antimicrobial activities of Oleoresins extracted from Cardamom, Black pepper and Caraway”. Her work was mainly focused on quantitative and qualitative analyses of essential oils and oleoresins of spices namely Piper nigrum, Nigella sativa, Mentha longifolia, Anethum graveolans, Brassica juncea and Sinapis alba. Chemistry, antioxidant and antimicrobial efficacies of essential oil and oleoresins were investigated using different techniques.
She has published 28 research articles in journals of national and International repute. She has authored and co-authored 8 book chapters with national and international publishing houses. She has edited a book titled, “Volatile oils: Production, Composition and Uses” with Nova publishers and "Pharmacological aspects of Essential Oils: Current and Future Trends" with CRC Press.
She is also in a reviewer board of journals namely Advances in Clinical Toxicology, MOJ Food Process & Technology, Pharmaceutical drug regulatory affairs journal.
She has attended many conferences and webinars of national and international repute and delivered invited talks and oral presentations.
She is also an active member of Association of Chemistry Teachers (India), International Clinical aromatherapy network and Global Harmonization Initiative.