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Effect of Essential Oils on Pathogenic Bacteria
The increasing resistance of microorganisms to conventional chemicals and drugs is a serious and evident worldwide problem that has prompted research into the identification of new biocides withExpand
Preservation of chicken breast meat treated with thyme and balm essential oils.
The data demonstrate that these 2 essential oils effectively reduced deteriorative processes in chicken meat and extended the shelf life of this fresh product. Expand
Regulatory T-cell number is increased in chronic lymphocytic leukemia patients and correlates with progressive disease.
The data shows that Treg cell number is abnormal in CLL patients, and no correlation was found with ZAP-70 expression, IgVH mutational status and cytogenetic abnormalities. Expand
Potential allelochemicals from the essential oil of Ruta graveolens.
The essential oil and some of its minor constituents were effective and dose-dependent inhibitors of both the germination and radicle growth of Ruta graveolens and 2-ketones are not active. Expand
Phytotoxic Activities of Mediterranean Essential Oils
Thyme, balm, vervain and caraway essential oils were more active against both germination and radicle elongation than other essential oils tested. Expand
Plant metabolites. New compounds and anti-inflammatory activity of Uncaria tomentosa.
Bioassay-directed fractionation of the anti-inflammatory extracts of Uncaria tomentosa, using the carrageenan-induced edema in rat paw, has led to the isolation of a new quinovic acid glycoside 7 asExpand
Rubus Fruticosus L.: Constituents, Biological Activities and Health Related Uses
This review focuses on the nutrients and chemical constituents as well as medicinal properties of different parts of R. fruticosus, a shrub famous for its fruit called blackberry fruit. Expand
Medicinal plants and phytotherapy in the Amalfitan Coast, Salerno Province, Campania, southern Italy.
The results of an investigation carried out from April 1990 to October 1991 in the Amalfitan Coast, Salerno Province (Southern Italy) show that one hundred and twenty-five species used in traditional medicine, belonging to 53 families, were unknown in Italian phytotherapy or present an unknown therapeutic use. Expand
Chemical Composition and Antimicrobial Activity of the Essential Oils from Three Chemotypes of Origanum vulgare L. ssp. hirtum (Link) Ietswaart Growing Wild in Campania (Southern Italy)
The data obtained contribute to the future view to use the essential oils as natural preservatives for food products, due to their positive effect on their safety and shelf life, and their antibacterial activity against 10 selected microorganisms. Expand
Mentha spicata Essential Oil: Chemical Composition, Antioxidant and Antibacterial Activities against Planktonic and Biofilm Cultures of Vibrio spp. Strains
The ability of the oil, belonging to the carvone chemotype, to inhibit or reduce Vibrio spp. Expand