Anti-microbial activity of the essential oil of the leaves of Pimenta dioica Linn. (Family: Myrtaceae)

K. Rao Shaival, M. A. Iyengar, Rao Girija

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Abstract

The essential oil obtained by steam distillation, from the leaf of Pimenta dioica, showed a strong antibacterial activity against Coagulase negative Staphylococci and Pseudomonas spp and a strong antifungal activity against Aspergillus niger.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)458-461
Number of pages4
JournalIndian Drugs
Volume38
Issue number9
Publication statusPublished - 01-12-2001
Externally publishedYes

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Pimenta
Myrtaceae
Distillation
Aspergillus niger
Coagulase
Steam
Volatile Oils
Pseudomonas
Staphylococcus

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Molecular Medicine
  • Pharmaceutical Science

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Shaival, K. Rao ; Iyengar, M. A. ; Girija, Rao. / Anti-microbial activity of the essential oil of the leaves of Pimenta dioica Linn. (Family : Myrtaceae). In: Indian Drugs. 2001 ; Vol. 38, No. 9. pp. 458-461.
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Anti-microbial activity of the essential oil of the leaves of Pimenta dioica Linn. (Family : Myrtaceae). / Shaival, K. Rao; Iyengar, M. A.; Girija, Rao.

In: Indian Drugs, Vol. 38, No. 9, 01.12.2001, p. 458-461.

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