Chemical composition, antibacterial and antifungal activities of the Cedrus atlantica (Endl.) Manettiex Carrière seeds essential oil

  title={Chemical composition, antibacterial and antifungal activities of the Cedrus atlantica (Endl.) Manettiex Carri{\`e}re seeds essential oil},
  author={Rachid Rhafouri and Badr Strani and Touriya Zair and Mohamed Ghanmi and Abderrahman Aafi and Mohamed El Omari and Amar Bentayeb},
  journal={Mediterranean Journal of Chemistry},
The Atlas cedar is an endemic species of the African North Mountains. The goal for which this work was conducted is to determine the chemical composition and to study the antibacterial and the antifungal activity of the hydrodistilized essential oil from both the winged and wingless seeds of the High Atlas Cedrus atlantica (Morocco). The essential oil is analyzed by gas chromatography and gas chromatography mass spectrometry. The essential oil yields of winged as well as wingless seeds were… 

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