Comparative chemical composition, free radical-scavenging and cytotoxic properties of essential oils of six Stachys species from different regions of the Mediterranean Area.

  title={Comparative chemical composition, free radical-scavenging and cytotoxic properties of essential oils of six Stachys species from different regions of the Mediterranean Area.},
  author={Filomena Conforti and Federica Menichini and Carmen Formisano and Daniela Rigano and Felice Senatore and Nelly Apostolides Arnold and Franco Piozzi},
  journal={Food Chemistry},
Chemical Composition and In vitro Cytotoxic Activity of the Essential Oils of Stachys rupestris and Salvia heldreichiana, Two Endemic Plants of Turkey
The chemical composition of the essential oils of two endemic plants of Turkey, Stachys rupestris Montbret et Aucher ex Benth. and Salvia heldreichiana Boiss. ex Benth., were obtained by
Essential Oil Composition, Antimicrobial and Cytotoxic Activities of Two Endemic Stachys Cretica Subspecies (Lamiaceae) from Turkey
Crude ethanolic extracts of the two subspecies were tested for their ability to inhibit the growth of HL-60 and Ishikawa human tumor cell lines and exhibited no antibacterial activity, but the light petroleum and n-butanolic fractions showed low antifungal activities.
Compositions of Essential Oils and Some Biological Properties of Stachys laxa Boiss. & Buhse and S. byzantina K. Koch
Background and objectives: Stachys L. genus from the Lamiaceae family is distributed worldwide. It is used for medicinal purposes in traditional medicine. Stachys laxa as an endemic species and S.
Chemical composition of essential oils in Zataria multiflora Boiss. from different parts of Iran and their radical scavenging and antimicrobial activity.
Essential oil composition and antioxidant activity of Stachys officinalis subsp. algeriensis (Lamiaceae) from a wild population in Tunisia
In continuation of our research focus on the characterization of the volatile components of the spontaneous Tunisian flora, the aim of the present work was to carry out the chemical analysis of the
Polar Constituents, Essential Oil and Antioxidant Activity of Marsh Woundwort (Stachys palustris L.)
The main secondary metabolites of S. palustris from Hungary and France have been analysed and from the plant ethanolic extracts, ethanoid glucosides, isoscutellarein derivatives, caffeoyl‐quinic acids and iridoids have been isolated and structurally characterized by NMR.
Phytochemical Analysis and Biological Activity of Three Stachys Species (Lamiaceae) from Romania
Three species of Stachys genus were investigated in the present study in terms of aromatic profile and total polyphenol content, as well as antibacterial activity and antioxidant capacity, and an antimicrobial capacity of all three extracts.
Chemical composition of endemic Stachys subnuda Montbret & Aucher ex Benth. essential oil and its anti-inflammatory and antioxidant activities
ABSTRACT The essential oil of aerial parts of Stachys subnuda Montbret & Aucher ex Benth (S. subnuda) was analyzed by gas chromatography (GC) and GC/mass spectrometry (MS). Anti-inflammatory activity
The chloroform fraction of S. setifera was the most cytotoxic sample with high selectivity toward cancerous cell lines, and it could be investigated for its pharmaceutical active components in future studies.


Essential oil analysis and antimicrobial activity of eight Stachys species from Greece.
Chemical composition of the essential oil from aerial parts of Stachys palustris L. (Lamiaceae) growing wild in southern Italy
The paper reports the composition of the essential oil from aerial parts of Stachys palustris L. (Lamiaceae) from Southern Italy. The essential oil was extracted by hydrodistillation from selected
Composition and antibacterial activity of the essential oil of six Stachys species from Serbia
ABSTRACT: The essential oils of Stachys scardica , S. officinalis , S. germanica , S. sylvatica , S. plumosa and S.recta were analysed by GC–MS. From more than 100 identified constituents of the oils,
Composition and cytotoxic activity of the leaf essential oil of Comptonia peregrina (L.) Coulter
Two sesquiterpenes present in the oil, α‐humulene and (E)‐nerolidol, have been found to be cytotoxic against both tumor cell lines.
Determination of the volatile constituents and total phenolic contents of some endemic Stachys taxa from Turkey
The total phenolic contents and the essential oil compositions of the previously unknown Stachys taxa (Labiatae), including Stachys pinardii Boiss, Stachys cretica L. subsp. mersinaea (Boiss.) Rech.,
Essential oils composition of Stachys byzantina, S. inflata, S. lavandulifolia and S. laxa from Iran
The essential oils of the dried flowering aerial parts of Stachys byzantina, Stachys inflata, Stachys lavandulifolia and Stachys laxa (Labiatae) collected from the suburb of Behshahr, Mazandaran
Antioxidant and cytotoxic activities of methanolic extract and fractions from Senecio gibbosus subsp. gibbosus (GUSS) DC
The methanolic extract demonstrated a good cytotoxic activity against human breast cancer cell line (MCF-7) and human prostate cancercell line (LNCaP).
Comparison of the Volatile Composition of Stachys persica Gmel. and Stachys byzantina C. Koch. Oils Obtained by Hydrodistillation and Steam Distillation
The essential oil obtained by hydrodistillation of the aerial parts of S. persica was characterized by a high amount of non-terpenoid components of which methyllinoleate, hexadecanoic acid, and 6,10,14-trimethyl-2-pentadecanone were the major constituents.