Study of the antibacterial activity of essential oils of three moroccan and aromatics plants on four bacterial strains

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Study of the antibacterial activity of essential oils of three moroccan and aromatics plants on four bacterial strains

Rachid Ismaili, Sanaa Lanouari, Khadija Moustaid, Et Abdeslam Lamiri
Int. J. Micro. Myco.5( 6), 14-22, June 2017.
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The aim of this work is the in vitro evaluation of the antibacterial activities of essential oils extracted from three aromatic and Moroccan plants: Thymus vulgaris, Mentha spicata and Citrus limonum, on four bacterial strains: Staphylococcus aureus, Escherichia coli, Pseudomonas aerations and Klebsiella pneumoniae. These strains have been chosen for their pathological impact due to their pathogen city in relation to problems of resistance to common antibiotics. The results obtained showed that for the strains of Escherichia coli and Pseudomonas aerations, the essential oil of Thymus vulgaris, showed the highest antibacterial activity, while for the strains of Staphylococcus aureus and Klebsiella pneumonia, the essential oil of Menthe spicata which proved to be the most active.


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