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Chemical Composition and Antimicrobial Activity of the Essential Oils from Several Hypericum Taxa (Guttiferae) Growing in Central Italy (Appennino Umbro‐Marchigiano)
- F. Maggi, C. Cecchini, +5 authors S. Vittori
- Biology, Medicine
- Chemistry & biodiversity
- 1 February 2010
The chemical composition of the essential oils of nine taxa from seven sections of Hypericum L. (Guttiferae; H. perforatum subsp. perforatum, H. perforatum subsp. veronense, H. calycinum, H.… Expand
Origanum syriacum subsp. syriacum: From an ingredient of Lebanese ‘manoushe’ to a source of effective and eco-friendly botanical insecticides
Abstract Origanum syriacum subsp. syriacum, also known as ‘Za’tar’ is an aromatic shrub native to Lebanon and cultivated in other Middle East countries. The plant leaves enjoy a high reputation as a… Expand
Acute and sub-lethal toxicity of eight essential oils of commercial interest against the filariasis mosquito Culex quinquefasciatus and the housefly Musca domestica
Abstract The massive use of synthetic insecticides led to negative effects on the environment and human health. Therefore, researchers looked at natural products as effective alternatives to… Expand
The essential oil from industrial hemp (Cannabis sativa L.) by-products as an effective tool for insect pest management in organic crops
Abstract The inflorescences of industrial hemp (Cannabis sativa L.) represent a consistent by-product that is underutilized. Moving from the concept that this plant part has evolved as a natural… Expand
Effect of Rosmarinus officinalis L. essential oil combined with different packaging conditions to extend the shelf life of refrigerated beef meat.
- Veronica Sirocchi, F. Devlieghere, +4 authors P. Ragaert
- Chemistry, Medicine
- Food chemistry
- 15 April 2017
Rosemary essential oil (REO) contains bioactives having antioxidant and antimicrobial properties. This work investigated the effect of REO combined with modified atmosphere packaging conditions… Expand
Identification of non-alkaloid acetylcholinesterase inhibitors from Ferulago campestris (Besser) Grecescu (Apiaceae).
Inhibition of Acetylcholinesterase (AChE) is still considered as a strategy for the treatment of neurological disorders such as Alzheimer's disease. Many plant derived alkaloids (such as galantamine… Expand
Antimicrobial activity of seven hypericum entities from central Italy.
Methanol-acetone extracts from aerial parts of seven entities of the genus Hypericum [H. perforatum L. subsp. perforatum, H. perforatum L. subsp. veronense (Schrank) Ces., H. montanum L., H.… Expand
Clausena anisata and Dysphania ambrosioides essential oils: from ethno-medicine to modern uses as effective insecticides
- R. Pavela, F. Maggi, +6 authors G. Benelli
- Biology, Medicine
- Environmental Science and Pollution Research
- 1 April 2018
Dysphania ambrosioides (L.) Mosyakin & Clemants (Amaranthaceae) and Clausena anisata (Willd.) Hook. f. ex Benth. (Rutaceae) are two aromatic species traditionally used in Cameroon to repel and kill… Expand
Morphological, histochemical and phytochemical investigation of the genus Hypericum of the Central Italy.
- F. Maggi, G. Ferretti, N. Pocceschi, L. Menghini, M. Ricciutelli
- Biology, Medicine
- 1 December 2004
Eight entities of the genus Hypericum that spontaneously grow on the Central Italy (Appennino Umbro-Marchigiano) have been studied under the morphological, histochemical and phytochemical aspects.… Expand
Composition and biological activity of essential oil of Achillea ligustica All. (Asteraceae) naturalized in central Italy: ideal candidate for anti-cariogenic formulations.
Essential oil from flowers (FL) and vegetative parts (VP) of Achillea ligustica (Asteraceae), naturalized after cultivation in central Italy, was investigated by GC-FID and GC-MS. The most abundant… Expand