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Current Bioactive Compounds


ISSN (Print): 1573-4072
ISSN (Online): 1875-6646

Antimicrobial and Repellent Activity of the Essential Oils of Two Lamiaceae Cultivated in Western Himalaya

Author(s): Iris Stappen, Abbas Ali, Nurhayat Tabanca, Ikhlas A. Khan, Jurgen Wanner, Velizar K. Gochev, Virendra Singh, Brij Lal, Vikas Jaitak, Vijay K. Kaul, Erich Schmidt and Leopold Jirovetz

Volume 11, Issue 1, 2015

Page: [23 - 30] Pages: 8

DOI: 10.2174/157340721101150804143954

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The essential oils of two Lamiaceae cultivated in Western Himalaya were examined on their antimicrobial, biting deterrent as well as larvicidal activity. Additionally their odors are described and their chemical compositions analyzed by GC-MS are given. The main component of Nepeta cataria oil was 4aα

Keywords: Antimicrobial, biting deterrent, essential oil, larvicidal, monoterpenes, Nepeta cataria, Rosmarinus officinalis.

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