Chemical composition and antimicrobial activity of essential oil of Piper angustifolium.

@article{Tirillini1996ChemicalCA,
  title={Chemical composition and antimicrobial activity of essential oil of Piper angustifolium.},
  author={Bruno Tirillini and Emma Vel{\'a}squez and Rachela Pellegrino},
  journal={Planta medica},
  year={1996},
  volume={62 4},
  pages={372-3}
}
The essential oil for Piper angustifolium Lam. was analyzed by gas chromatography-mass spectrometry (GC/MS) technique. Camphor and camphene were the main constituents. This oil exhibited bacteriostatic and fungistatic activities against Trichophyton mentagrophytes, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Candida albicans, Cryptococcus neoformans, Aspergillus flavus, Aspergillus fumigatus, and Escherichia coli. 

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