Antibacterial activity and cytotoxicity of essential oil of Lantana Camara L. leaves from Nigeria

@inproceedings{Sonibare2008AntibacterialAA,
  title={Antibacterial activity and cytotoxicity of essential oil of Lantana Camara L. leaves from Nigeria},
  author={Oluwadayo O. Sonibare and Imabong Effiong},
  year={2008}
}
The chemical composition of essential oil obtained from air-dried leaves of Lantana camara L. by hydrodistillation was analyzed by GC and GC-MS. A total of thirty-two compounds representing 74.8% of the oil were identified. The main constituents were 1,8-cineol (15.8%), sabinene (14.7%) and β- caryophylene (8.9%). The essential oil was tested for antibacterial activity against 6 strains, using disc diffusion method, and for cytotoxicity using brine-shrimp lethality assay. The oil showed… CONTINUE READING

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