Chemical composition and antibacterial activity of essential oils from different parts of Leonurus japonicus Houtt.

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The herb and fruits of Leonurus japonicus Houtt., named "Yimucao" and "Chongweizi", respectively, in Chinese, have been widely used in China as gynecological medicines. The components of the essential oils obtained by hydrodistillation were investigated by GC-MS. The antibacterial activity of the essential oils was determined by micro-dilution assay. The… (More)
DOI: 10.3390/molecules18010963

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@article{Xiong2013ChemicalCA, title={Chemical composition and antibacterial activity of essential oils from different parts of Leonurus japonicus Houtt.}, author={Liang Xiong and Cheng Peng and Qin-mei Zhou and Feng Wan and Xiaofang Xie and Li Guo and Xiao-Hong Li and Cheng-Jun He and Ou Dai}, journal={Molecules}, year={2013}, volume={18 1}, pages={963-73} }