Antimicrobial activity of the essential oil of Curcuma longa leaves

M.A. Iyengar, M. Pattabhi Rama Rao, I. Bairy, M.S. Kamath

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Abstract

A study was undertaken in order to find the antimicrobial properties of essential oil of Curcuma longa leaves in vitro against a set of bacteria and fungus. The activity of the essential oil against Gram negative bacteria and pathogenic fungus even at 1:32 dilutions was found to be of interest.
Original languageUndefined/Unknown
Pages (from-to)249-250
Number of pages2
JournalIndian Drugs
Volume32
Issue number6
Publication statusPublished - 1995

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Iyengar, M. A., Pattabhi Rama Rao, M., Bairy, I., & Kamath, M. S. (1995). Antimicrobial activity of the essential oil of Curcuma longa leaves. Indian Drugs, 32(6), 249-250.