Chemical Composition and Bioactivity of Essential Oil from Blepharocalyx salicifolius

  title={Chemical Composition and Bioactivity of Essential Oil from Blepharocalyx salicifolius},
  author={Fabiana Barcelos Furtado and Bruna Cristina Borges and Tha{\'i}se Lara Teixeira and Hans Garcia Garces and Luiz Domingues de Almeida Junior and Fernanda Cristina B{\'e}rgamo Alves and Claudio Vieira da Silva and Ary Fernandes J{\'u}nior},
  journal={International Journal of Molecular Sciences},
Natural products represent a source of biologically active molecules that have an important role in drug discovery. The aromatic plant Blepharocalyx salicifolius has a diverse chemical constitution but the biological activities of its essential oils have not been thoroughly investigated. The aims of this paper were to evaluate in vitro cytotoxic, antifungal and antibacterial activities of an essential oil from leaves of B. salicifolius and to identify its main chemical constituents. The… 

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