The biological activities of cinnamon, geranium and lavender essential oils.

@article{Sienkiewicz2014TheBA,
  title={The biological activities of cinnamon, geranium and lavender essential oils.},
  author={Monika Sienkiewicz and Anna Głowacka and Edward Kowalczyk and Anna Katarzyna Wiktorowska-Owczarek and Marta J{\'o}źwiak-Bębenista and Monika Eliza Łysakowska},
  journal={Molecules},
  year={2014},
  volume={19 12},
  pages={20929-40}
}
Acinetobacter sp. represent an important cause of nosocomial infections. Their resistance to some antibiotics, their ability to survive on inanimate surfaces in the hospital environment and their ability to produce biofilms contributes to their virulence. The aim of the study was to determine the antibacterial properties of cinnamon, lavender and geranium essential oils against bacteria of the genus Acinetobacter isolated from several clinical materials and from the hospital environment. A… CONTINUE READING
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