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Title: Chemical diversity and anti-acne inducing bacterial potentials of essential oils from selected Elsholtzia species
Authors: Sopit Phetsang
Jukreera Panyakaew
Sunanta Wangkarn
Nopakarn Chandet
Angkhana Inta
Sila Kittiwachana
Stephen G. Pyne
Pitchaya Mungkornasawakul
Keywords: Agricultural and Biological Sciences
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology
Issue Date: 27-Oct-2017
Abstract: © 2017 Informa UK Limited, trading as Taylor & Francis Group Essential oils from the aerial parts of four Elsholtzia species; Elsholtzia stachyodes, Elsholtzia communis, Elsholtzia griffithii and Elsholtzia beddomei were obtained by steam distillation and their chemical components were analysed by gas chromatography-mass spectrometry (GC-MS). Principle Component Analysis was used to identify the chemical variations in the essential oils from these plants, which could be categorised into two groups according to their main chemical components which are acylfuran derivatives and oxygenated monoterpenes. Additionally, the anti-acne inducing bacterial activity against Staphylococcus aureus and Staphylococcus epidermidis were evaluated. The oil from E. stachyodes was the most efficacious against the growth of S. aureus and S. epidermidis having MIC values of 0.78 and 1.56 μL/mL, respectively, and exhibited five times more effective than erythromycin (standard antibiotic).
ISSN: 14786427
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