Potential use of Tunisian Pituranthos chloranthus essential oils as a natural disinfectant.

@article{Yangui2009PotentialUO,
  title={Potential use of Tunisian Pituranthos chloranthus essential oils as a natural disinfectant.},
  author={Thab{\`e}t Yangui and M Amine Bouaziz and Abdelhafidh Dhouib and Sami Sayadi},
  journal={Letters in applied microbiology},
  year={2009},
  volume={48 1},
  pages={112-7}
}
AIMS To highlight the bactericidal and fungicidal activities of Tunisian Pituranthos chloranthus essential oils and to study their potential use as powerful and natural disinfectant. METHODS AND RESULTS The essential oils were obtained by hydro-distillation of the aerial part of P. chloranthus. The bactericidal and fungicidal properties of essential oils were investigated by using the NCCLS broth dilution method and the EN 1275 and EN 1276 European standard methods. High bactericidal and… CONTINUE READING

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