Composition and Antimicrobial Activity of Essential Oils from Aromatic Plants Used in Brazil

  title={Composition and Antimicrobial Activity of Essential Oils from Aromatic Plants Used in Brazil},
  author={Adilson Sartoratto and Ana L{\'u}cia M. Machado and Camila Delarmelina and Glyn Mara Figueira and Marta Cristina Teixeira Duarte and Vera L{\'u}cia Garcia Rehder},
Essential oils from aerial parts of Mentha piperita, M. spicata, Thymus vulgaris, Origanum vulgare, O. applii, Aloysia triphylla, Ocimum gratissimum, O. basilicum were obtained by steam destillation using a Clevenger-type system. These oils were screened for antibacterial and anti-Candida albicans activity using bioautographic method. Subsequently, minimal inhibitory concentration from oils was determined by microdilution method. Most essential oil studied were effective against Enterococcus… CONTINUE READING
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