Comparative study of the chemical composition, antifungal and antibacterial activities of Juniperus oxycedrus (leaves and streams) essential oils from Algeria

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Comparative study of the chemical composition, antifungal and antibacterial activities of Juniperus oxycedrus (leaves and streams) essential oils from Algeria

Menad Soumia, Djilali Achour, Moussa Brada
Int. J. Biosci.13( 2), 99-104, August 2018.
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We’ve choosen this work to show the influence of extraction method on the chemical composition of the extraction essential oil. The extraction of essential oil of streams and leaves from north western Algeria (mostaganem) is performed using both processes training with water vapor (TWV) and hydro-distillation (HD); which is identified by gas chromatography coupled to mass spectrometer (GC-MS) and to evaluate their antifungal and antibacterial activities analysis. Which show that (GC-MS) led to the identification of 35 composents using both methods (HD) was found to be the best process for extraction of this vegetal substance following composition terpinene4-ol (17,48%),  sabinene (14,93%), alpha pinene (14,85%). (HD) oil is the best antifungal as a minimum concentration (20mg/ml), and (TWV) oil had a higher inibitory effect in the antibacterial test as minimum concentration (10mg/ml). Essential oil of juniperus oxycedrus has a good antifungal and antibacterial activity and important source in pharmacetic.


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