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Chemical composition, antioxidant and antimicrobial activities of basil (Ocimum basilicum) essential oils depends on seasonal variations.
- A. Hussain, F. Anwar, Syed Tufail Hussain Sherazi, R. Przybylski
- Biology, Medicine
- Food chemistry
- 1 June 2008
Chemical composition, antioxidant and antimicrobial activities of the essential oils from aerial parts of basil (Ocimum basilicum L.) as affected by four seasonal, namely summer, autumn, winter and… Expand
Seasonal variation in content, chemical composition and antimicrobial and cytotoxic activities of essential oils from four Mentha species.
- A. Hussain, F. Anwar, P. Nigam, M. Ashraf, A. Gilani
- Biology, Medicine
- Journal of the science of food and agriculture
- 30 August 2010
BACKGROUND The aim of the present study was to appraise variation in the chemical composition, and antimicrobial and cytotoxic activities of essential oils from the leaves of four Mentha species-M.… Expand
Antioxidant and antimicrobial activities of essential oil and extracts of fennel (Foeniculum vulgare Mill.) seeds from Pakistan
The present study was conducted to examine the antioxidant and antimicrobial activities of essential oil, methanol and ethanol extracts of fennel (Foeniculum vulgare Mill.) seeds native to Pakistan.… Expand
Chemical Composition, and Antioxidant and Antimicrobial Activities of Essential Oil of Spearmint (Mentha spicata L.) From Pakistan
Abstract Chemical composition, and antioxidant and antimicrobial activities of the essential oil isolated from aerial parts of Mentha spicata L. (spearmint) were investigated. The oil content was… Expand
Yield and chemical composition of Citrus essential oils as affected by drying pretreatment of peels
Citrus peel essential oils have an impressive range of food and medicinal uses. In the present study we investigated the variation in the yield and chemical composition of the essential oils isolated… Expand
Assessment of oxidative deterioration of soybean oil at ambient and sunlight storage
This study was carried out in order to probe the extent of oxidative alterations in soybean oil (SBO), subjected to ambient and sunlight storage, over a period of 180 days. The magnitude of oxidative… Expand
Citrullus colocynthis (L.) Schrad (bitter apple fruit): a review of its phytochemistry, pharmacology, traditional uses and nutritional potential.
- A. Hussain, H. Rathore, Munavvar A. Sattar, S. A. Chatha, S. Sarker, A. Gilani
- Journal of ethnopharmacology
- 8 August 2014
ETHNOPHARMACOLOGICAL RELEVANCE Citrullus colocynthis (L.) Schrad is a valuable cucurbit plant, widely distributed in the desert areas of the world. Citrullus colocynthis fruits are usually recognized… Expand
Enhancement of the oxidative stability of some vegetable oils by blending with Moringa oleifera oil
Abstract Blends (20%, 40%, 60%, 80% w/w) of Moringa oleifera oil (MOO) with sunflower oil (SFO) and soybean oil (SBO) were prepared to evaluate the changes in fatty acid (FA) composition, oxidative… Expand
Changes in Composition and Antioxidant and Antimicrobial Activities of Essential Oil of Fennel (Foeniculum vulgare Mill.) Fruit at Different Stages of Maturity
The chemical composition and antioxidant and antimicrobial activities of the hydro-distilled essential oils from the fruit of sweet fennel (Foeniculum vulgare Miller) were investigated at three… Expand
Rosmarinus officinalis essential oil: antiproliferative, antioxidant and antibacterial activities
The aim of this work was to investigate and compare the antiproliferative, antioxidant and antibacterial activities of Rosmarinus officinalis essential oil, native to Pakistan. The essential oil… Expand