Toxicity of essential oil of Satureja khuzistanica: in vitro cytotoxicity and anti-microbial activity.

@article{Yousefzadi2014ToxicityOE,
  title={Toxicity of essential oil of Satureja khuzistanica: in vitro cytotoxicity and anti-microbial activity.},
  author={Morteza Yousefzadi and Ali Riahi-Madvar and Javad Hadian and Fatemeh Rezaee and Roya Rafiee and Mehdi Biniaz},
  journal={Journal of immunotoxicology},
  year={2014},
  volume={11 1},
  pages={50-5}
}
In nature, essential oils play an important role in the protection of the plants by exerting anti-bacterial, -viral, -fungal, -oxidative, -genotoxic, and free radical scavenging properties, as well as in some cases acting as insecticides. Several Satureja species are used in traditional medicine due to recognized therapeutic properties, namely anti-microbial and cytotoxic activities. The purpose of the present work was to determine the biologic activity of the essential oil of S. khuzistanica… CONTINUE READING