Antimicrobial Activity of Some Egyptian Spice Essential Oils.

@article{Farag1989AntimicrobialAO,
  title={Antimicrobial Activity of Some Egyptian Spice Essential Oils.},
  author={R. S. Farag and Z. Daw and F. M. Hewedi and G. El-Baroty},
  journal={Journal of food protection},
  year={1989},
  volume={52 9},
  pages={
          665-667
        }
}
Six spice essential oils (sage, rosemary, caraway, cumin, clove, and thyme) and their basic ingredients were tested for their inhibitory effect against 3 strains of Gram-negative bacteria, 4 strains of Gram-positive bacteria, one acid fast bacterium, and one yeast. Preliminary screening of antimicrobial activity of the essential oils was done using the filter paper disc agar diffusion method. The minimum inhibitory concentration for each essential oil against various micro-organisms was also… Expand
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