Antimicrobial agents from plants: antibacterial activity of plant volatile oils

@article{Dorman2000AntimicrobialAF,
  title={Antimicrobial agents from plants: antibacterial activity of plant volatile oils},
  author={H. J. Damien Dorman and Stanley G. Deans},
  journal={Journal of Applied Microbiology},
  year={2000},
  volume={88}
}
The volatile oils of black pepper [Piper nigrum L. (Piperaceae)], clove [Syzygium aromaticum (L.) Merr. & Perry (Myrtaceae)], geranium [Pelargonium graveolens L'Herit (Geraniaceae)], nutmeg [Myristica fragrans Houtt. [...] Key Result The volatile oils exhibited considerable inhibitory effects against all the organisms under test while their major components demonstrated various degrees of growth inhibition.Expand
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