Enhancement of the Norfloxacin Antibiotic Activity by Gaseous Contact with the Essential Oil of Croton zehntneri

@inproceedings{Coutinho2010EnhancementOT,
  title={Enhancement of the Norfloxacin Antibiotic Activity by Gaseous Contact with the Essential Oil of Croton zehntneri},
  author={H Coutinho and EFF Matias and KKA Santos and SR Tintino and CES Souza and G. Guedes and F. Santos and JGM Costa and VS Falc{\~a}o-Silva and JP Siqueira-J{\'u}nior},
  booktitle={Journal of young pharmacists : JYP},
  year={2010}
}
This is the first on the modulation of norfloxacin antibiotic activity by the volatile compounds of an essential oil. We report the chemical composition and antibiotic modifying activity of the essential oil extracted from the leaves of Croton zehntneri Pax et Hoffm (variety estragole), using the minimal inhibitory dose method and gaseous contact. The leaves of Croton zehntneri Pax et Hoffm (Euphorbiaceae) were subjected to hydrodistillation, and the essential oil extracted was examined with… CONTINUE READING

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