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Chemical composition and antimicrobial activity of peppermint ( Mentha piperita L . ) Essential oil

  title={Chemical composition and antimicrobial activity of peppermint ( Mentha piperita L . ) Essential oil},
  author={Mohaddese Mahboubi and Nastaran Kazempour},
Peppermint with antiseptic and known healing properties is a plant from the Labiatae family. In this study, we analyzed the chemical composition of essential oil from the flowering aerial part of peppermint by GC and GC/MS. Its antimicrobial activity was evaluated against bacteria, fungi and yeast by micro broth dilution assay. The fractional inhibitory concentration (FIC) and FIC Index (FICI) and related isobologram curve were determined by check board micro titer assay. The results exhibited… 

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