Anti-Bacterial Effects of Essential Oils against Uropathogenic Bacteria

@article{Loose2020AntiBacterialEO,
  title={Anti-Bacterial Effects of Essential Oils against Uropathogenic Bacteria},
  author={M. Loose and Emmelie Pilger and F. Wagenlehner},
  journal={Antibiotics},
  year={2020},
  volume={9}
}
Given the increasing antimicrobial resistance in urinary tract infections (UTI), alternative strategies need to be investigated. Determination of minimal inhibitory and bactericidal concentrations of essential oils from cajeput, lemongrass, tea tree, and thyme in artificial urine, revealed bactericidal activity of all four tested essential oils against seven uropathogenic species with values ranging between 0.78–50 mg/mL. Tea tree and thyme essential oils were more efficient than lemongrass and… Expand
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