Composition and antifungal activity of the essential oil of Seseli annuum wild-growing in Serbia
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Janaćković, Peđa T.
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The essential oil from the aerial parts of Seseli annuum, wild-growing in Serbia, was obtained by hydrodistillation and analyzed using GC and GC/MS. A total of 43 components were identified representing 96.5% of S. annuum oil. The most abundant compounds were germacrene D (29.8%), sabinene (10.3%), beta-ocimene Z (9.8%) and limonene (8.6%). The essential oil showed antifungal activity against fifteen fungi with MICs between 12.5 to 50 mu l/ml. (c) 2007 Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved.
Keywords:Seseli annuum / essential oil / germacrene D / antifungal activity
Source:Fitoterapia, 2007, 78, 4, 319-322
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