In-vitro and in-vivo anti-Trichophyton activity of essential oils by vapour contact.

@article{Inouye2001InvitroAI,
  title={In-vitro and in-vivo anti-Trichophyton activity of essential oils by vapour contact.},
  author={Shigeharu Inouye and Katsuhisa Uchida and Hideyuki Yamaguchi},
  journal={Mycoses},
  year={2001},
  volume={44 3-4},
  pages={
          99-107
        }
}
The minimum inhibitory doses (MIDs) of essential oils by vapour contact to inhibit the growth of Trichophyton mentagrophytes and Trichophyton rubrum on agar medium were determined using airtight boxes. Among seven essential oils examined, cinnamon bark oil showed the least MID, followed by lemongrass, thyme and perilla oils. Lavender and tea tree oils showed moderate MID, and citron oil showed the highest MID, being 320 times higher than that of cinnamon bark oil. The MID values were less than… CONTINUE READING
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