D-limonene Inhibits Breast Tumor Initiation
Anti-breast cancer properties demonstrated by D-limonene.
Study Title:The prevention of nitrosomethylurea-induced mammary tumors by d-limonene and orange oil.
The monocyclic monoterpenoid d-limonene and its source, orange oil, were found to prevent rat mammary carcinomas induced by the direct-acting carcinogen nitrosomethylurea. This chemopreventive effect was limited to the promotion/progression stage in this carcinogenesis model.
Maltzman TH, Hurt LM, Elson CE, Tanner MA, Gould MN. The prevention of nitrosomethylurea-induced mammary tumors by d-limonene and orange oil. Carcinogenesis. 1989 April ;10(4):781-3.
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