Antimicrobial activity and chemical composition of essential oil of Pelargonium odoratissimum

  title={Antimicrobial activity and chemical composition of essential oil of Pelargonium odoratissimum},
  author={M. A. Andrade and M. G. Cardoso and L. R. Batista and J. M. Freire and D. Nelson},
  journal={Revista Brasileira De Farmacognosia-brazilian Journal of Pharmacognosy},
The chemical composition of the essential oil from the leaves of Pelargonium odoratissimum (L.) L'Her., Geraniaceae, was determined and the antimicrobial activities against the Aspergillus flavus CML 1816, Aspergillus carbonarius CML1815 and Aspergillus parasiticus CMLA 817 fungi, as well the Staphylococcus aureus ATCC 25923 and Escherichia coli ATCC 25 992 bacteria were evaluated. The essential oil was isolated by steam distillation using a modified Clevenger apparatus, and its constituents… Expand

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