Composition and Antimicrobial Activity of Seseli montanum subsp tommasinii Essential Oil
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Vučković, Ivan M.
Milosavljević, Slobodan M.
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The essential oil isolated from Seseli montanum L. subsp. tommasinii Reich. f. was analyzed by GC/MS and the most abundant components were beta-pinene (30.2%), germacrene D (10.1%), sabinene (8.0%), alpha-pinene (7.2%) and limonene (6.6%). The antimicrobial effect of the essential oil was: evaluated against four bacterial and four fungal species among which were food contaminants, spoilage fungi, and plant, fungal and animal pathogens. The oil possessed moderate to strong antimicrobial activity.
Keywords:Seseli montanum subsp tommasinii / Apiaceae / essential oil / antimicrobial activity
Source:Natural Product Communications, 2011, 6, 2, 263-266
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