Chemical composition and antimicrobial activity of vellaikodi variety of Piper betle Linn Leaf oil against dental pathogens


The Piper betle (Tamil: vetrilai) is a glabrous climbing vine belonging to the family Piperaceae . Essential oil from vellaikodi variety of Piper betle L leaves (Piperaceae) was extracted by hydro-distillation method in a clevenger type apparatus. The essential oil thus obtained was analyzed by gas chromatography and gas chromatography – mass spectroscopy… (More)

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