publication . Article . 2016

Chemical composition and antimicrobial potency of essential oils from roots o Pinus growing in Algeria.

Fekih, N.; Allali, H.; A.N., Arezki Ait; S., Mergharche; D., Maghnia; Costa, J.;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Nov 2016
  • Publisher: HAL CCSD
  • Country: France
International audience; The objective of this study is to determine the chemical composition and antimicrobial potency of essential oils of three roots of genus Pinus (P. halepensis, P. pinea and P. pinaster) growing in Algeria for the first time. The essential oils used in the present study were isolated by hydrodistillation using a Cleavenger-type apparatus according the European Pharmacopoeia, and identified by GC and GC-MS. 14, 12, 11 constituents were identified, representing an average of 98.8%, 91.3% and 83.6% of the total oil of roots of P. halepensis, P. pinea and P. pinaster respectively. The chemical profile reveals the dominance of monoterpenes compo...
free text keywords: Antimicrobial activity, GC, GC-MS, Pinaceae, Pinus halepensis, Pinus pinea, Pinus pinaster, Roots, Essential Oils, [CHIM.ORGA]Chemical Sciences/Organic chemistry, Antimicrobial Activity., Pharmacy and materia medica, RS1-441, Chemistry, QD1-999
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