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Title: Composition and antimicrobial activity of the essential oil of salvia lanigera
Authors: Al-Howiriny, Tawfeq A.
Keywords: Salvia lanigera
Labiatae
Essential oil
Antimicrobial activity
Issue Date: 2003
Publisher: Asian Network for Scientific Information
Citation: Pakistan Journal of Biological Sciences 6 (2): 133-135
Abstract: : The aerial parts of Salvia lanigera (Labiatae) afforded an essential oil on steam distillation, which was analyzed by gas chromatography-mass spectrometry (GC/MS) using direct injection. Out of forty-eight peaks (representing 99.4% of the oil), forty-two components were identified representing 98.8% of the total oil composition. The major components were 1,8-cineole (36.2%), a-pinene (30.7%), tcrpin-4-ol (7.5%), P-pincnc (6.5%), Iimonene (5.6%) and bomyl acetate (4.5%). Furthermore, the oil exhibited a very interesting antimicrobial profile after it was tested against seven gram-positive and -negative bacteria and two pathogenic fungi.
Description: Al-Howiriny, Tawfeq A., From Medicinal, Aromatic and Poisonous Plants Research Center, Department of Pharmacognosy, College of Pharmacy, King Saud University, P.O. Box 2457, Riyadh 11451, Saudi Arabia
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/3743
ISSN: 1028-8880
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