publication . Article . 1993

Antibacterial and antidermatophyte activities of some essential Oils from spices

El Kady, I. A. [اسماعيل عبد الرزاق القاضي]; El-Maraghy, S. S. Mohamed; Eman Mostafa M.;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 1993
  • Publisher: Qatar University
  • Country: Qatar
Abstract
The inhibitory effects of ten essential oil from different spices against the growth of various isolates of bacteria representing Gram-positive (seven isolates) and Gram-negative (four isolates) were studied. Eight antibacterial agents were included for comparative purposes. Results show that essential oils of thyme (Thymus vulgaris L.), cinnamon (Cinnamomum verum Presl (Syn. C. zylanicum Blume) and cardamom (Elettaria cardamum White and Maton) were highly active against both Gram-negative and Gram-positive bacteria. The essential oils of peppermint {Mentha piperita var, officinalis), marjoram (Majorana hortensis L.) and rosemary {Rosmarinus officinalis L.) show...
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