Antimicrobial activity of six constituents of essential oil from Salvia.

  title={Antimicrobial activity of six constituents of essential oil from Salvia.},
  author={Ali Sonboli and Babak Babakhani and Ahmad Reza Mehrabian},
  journal={Zeitschrift fur Naturforschung. C, Journal of biosciences},
  volume={61 3-4},
The antimicrobial activity of three Salvia species, i.e. S. santolinifolia, S. hydrangea and S. mirzayanii, essential oils were investigated. The essential oils were obtained from the aerial parts of plants and analyzed by GC-MS. The main constituents of aforementioned species were alpha-pinene (72.4%), beta-pinene (6.6%) and limonene (5.3%); beta-caryophyllene (25.1%), 1,8-cineol (15.2%) and caryophyllene oxide (11.5%); alpha-terpinenyl acetate (22.6%), 1,8-cineol (21.2%) and linalool (8.9… CONTINUE READING

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