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- Sheehama, Jacobina T.; Mukakalisa, Celine; Amakali, Theopolina; Uusiku, Lydia N.; Hans, Renate H.; Nott, Karen; Nott, Amber; Louw, Stefan
- Flavour and fragrance journal 2019 v.34 no.4 pp. 241-251
- 2,2-diphenyl-1-picrylhydrazyl; Candida albicans; Commiphora; Escherichia coli; Klebsiella; Staphylococcus aureus; alpha-pinene; antimicrobial properties; antioxidant activity; beta-pinene; biofilm; cosmetics; detergents; essential oils; flame ionization; gas chromatography-mass spectrometry; heptane; industry; ingredients; inhibitory concentration 50; minimum inhibitory concentration; oils; perfumes; quality control; steam distillation; women; Namibia
- ... The resin of the plant Commiphora wildii Merxm. (omumbiri) is traditionally used by Ovahimba women (Kunene, Namibia) as the main ingredient for their perfume. Although essential oil produced from the resin by steam distillation is sold commercially, its detailed chemical composition and biological properties are not known. Knowledge on the potential antimicrobial and antioxidant activities of C. w ...
- Mutlu‐Ingok, Aysegul; Tasir, Seda; Seven, Ayse; Akgun, Necibe; Karbancioglu‐Guler, Funda
- Flavour and fragrance journal 2019 v.34 no.4 pp. 280-287
- Campylobacter coli; Campylobacter jejuni; Escherichia coli; Gram-positive bacteria; Staphylococcus aureus; antibacterial properties; cardamom; cumin; dill; essential oils; minimum inhibitory concentration; mixed culture; synergism; virulent strains; weeds
- ... Single and combined antibacterial activities of cumin, cardamom, and dill weed essential oils against Campylobacter jejuni, Campylobacter coli, Escherichia coli, Staphylococcus aureus, and mixed cultures were determined by using the broth microdilution method for determining minimum inhibition concentrations. Among the bacteria tested, C. coli and C. jejuni were generally more susceptible to essen ...