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Antibacterial activity of essential oils and their major constituents against respiratory tract pathogens by gaseous contact.
The results indicate that the antibacterial action of essential oils was most effective when at high vapour concentration for a short time, and rapid evaporation was more effective than slow evporation of essential oil. Expand
Effect of Sealing and Tween 80 on the Antifungal Susceptibility Testing of Essential Oils
Concentrations of essential oils showing high volatility decreased substantially in broth and agar media when incubated under open conditions and when evaporation was prevented by sealing, MIC values against Aspergillus fumigatus, Candida albicans and Trichophyton mentagrophytes by broth or agar dilution assay were lowered. Expand
Screening of the antibacterial effects of a variety of essential oils on respiratory tract pathogens, using a modified dilution assay method
Thyme (wild, red, and geraniol types), cinnamon bark, lemongrass, perilla, and peppermint oils were selected for further evaluation of their effects on respiratory tract infection. Expand
Inhibitory activity of hydrosols, herbal teas and related essential oils against filament formation and the growth of Candida albicans.
The antifungal activity of 43 hydrosols, 7 herbal teas and 12 essential oils was determined using Candida albicans as a test organism and poor correlation was observed between the inhibition of filament formation and the growth inhibition of the yeast form among the Hydrosols examined, among essential oils and among the major components of hydrosol and essential oils. Expand
Suppression of neutrophil recruitment in mice by geranium essential oil.
Some essential oils used as anti-inflammatory remedies suppress neutrophil recruitment into the peritoneal cavity in mice and this recruitment was inhibited dose-dependently by geranium oil. Expand
Structure and synthesis of nojirimycin.
Abstract Nojirimycin, an antibiotic produced by several Streptomyces has been shown to be d -gluco-piperidinose (5-amino-5-deoxy- d -glucopyranose) on the basis of chemical and spectroscopic evidenceExpand
Vapor activity of 72 essential oils against a Trichophyton mentagrophytes
For practical application for vapor therapy and fumigation, the vapor activity of 72 essential oils was screened against a Trichophyton mentagrophytes, using a closed box, and there was a rough correlation between the vaporactivity determined by the box vapor assay and the contact activity determined by agar diffusion assay. Expand
In‐vitro and in‐vivo anti‐Trichophyton activity of essential oils by vapour contact
Results indicated potent anti‐Trichophyton action of essential oils by vapour contact, which was shown against an experimental tinea pedis in guinea pigs infected with T. mentagrophytes. Expand
Comparative study of antimicrobial and cytotoxic effects of selected essential oils by gaseous and solution contacts
Abstract The inhibitory activity of four essential oils against three fungi, two bacteria and a mammalian cell line was determined by gaseous and solution contact. Among the four oils, cinnamon barkExpand
A new tetracycline antibiotic with antitumor activity. I. Taxonomy and fermentation of the producing strain, isolation and characterization of SF2575.
It was active against Gram-positive bacteria and exhibited antitumor activity against P388 leukemia in mice and revealed to be a new tetracycline antibiotic. Expand