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Antimicrobial activity of essential oils: a 1976-1986 literature review. Aspects of the test methods.
The data given in the literature published during 1976—1986 Table!. concerning antimicrobial activities of essential oils are treated from an experimental point of view and with regard to a possibleExpand
Monoterpenes in the essential oil of Origanum majorana.
The essential oil of Origanum majorana L. plants, wild growing in Turkey, was investigated by means of LSC and GLC. The oil contained about 65% carvacrol and 4% thymol.
Antimicrobial activities of some Ocimum species grown in Rwanda.
All samples were found to be antimicrobially active in the screening of essential oils of four Ocimum species grown in Rwanda. Expand
Phthalides in the essential oil from roots of Levisticum officinale.
The composition of the phthalide mixture of the essential oil from roots of Levisticum officinale Koch was investigated and isosenkyunolide and propylidenephthalide were tentatively identified. Expand
Alkaloids from Chasmanthera dependens.
A phytochemical investigation of the stem of Chasmanthera dependens Hochst led to the isolation and identification of five quaternary alkaloid and nine tertiary non-phenolic alkaloids. Expand
The African Strychnos species and their alkaloids: a review.
Although pharmacological studies of 48 species showed that muscle-relaxant and/ or convulsant properties were generally present, antimicrobial, cytotoxic and hypotensive properties among others have also been demonstrated by some of the species and/or alkaloids. Expand
Anthraquinones as phytoalexins in cell and tissue cultures of Cinchona spec.
The addition of autoclaved mycelia of Aspergillus niger and the known phytopathogenic fungus Phytophtora cinnamomi to cultured cells of Cinchona ledgeriana Moens caused a marked increase in the Anthraquinone content of the plant cells, leading to the conclusion that anthraquinones are phytoalexins. Expand
Screening of antimicrobial activity of some plants belonging to the Apocynaceae and Loganiaceae.
A screening was performed of a series of plants belonging to the indole alkaloid rich plant families Apocynaceae and Loganiaceae, and a number of extracts showed activity against the gram-positive test organisms, and 4 species showedActivity against gram-negative bacteria. Expand