Chemical composition and antibacterial activity of the essential oils from the medicinal plant Mentha cervina L. grown in Portugal

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Mentha cervina is a medicinal plant traditionally used in Portugal in folk medicine, in different gastric disorders and inflammations of the respiratory tract. In order to validate those traditional uses, M. cervina essential oils (EOs) were characterized by GC and GC–MS and their antimicrobial activity was tested against 23 bacterial strains (including… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00044-011-9858-z

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