Antimicrobial activity of plant essential oils against the growth of Escherichia coli

@article{Rasool2013AntimicrobialAO,
  title={Antimicrobial activity of plant essential oils against the growth of Escherichia coli},
  author={M. Rasool},
  journal={IOSR Journal of Pharmacy},
  year={2013},
  volume={03},
  pages={01-06}
}
  • M. Rasool
  • Published 2013
  • Chemistry
  • IOSR Journal of Pharmacy
Plant essential oils a well known herbs that was widely used in traditional medicine and food preservation due to the antimicrobial properties. The present study aimed to evaluate the antimicrobial activities of natural essential oils alone and in combination with tetracycline antibiotic against E.coli growth. In this study the antimicrobial effects of rosemary (Rosemarinus officinalis), clove(Sygium aromaticus), cumin(Cuminum cyminum) and ginger(Zingiber officinale) were tested alone and with… Expand
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