Antimicrobial activity of the essential oils of umbelliferae family part viii. seseli libanotis ligusticum stewartii and pycnocycla aucheriana oils
Syed, M.; Chaudhary, F.M.; Bhatty, M.K.
Pakistan Journal of Scientific and Industrial Research 32(5): 316-319
ISSN/ISBN: 0030-9885 Accession: 007028033
The essential oils of the seeds of Seseli libanotis, Ligusticum stewartii and Pycnocycla aucheriana have been tested against the pathogenic bacteria of Staphycoccus aureus, Escherichia coli, Shigella dysentry, and Vibrio cholera. The tests were carried on in emulsified broth using spectrophotometric method. Of the oils tested, Sesali libanotis is most effective, especially against Staph. aureus. While at higher doses, the oil of P. aucheriana was also effective against pathogen like S. typhi.