Antimicrobial activity of the essential oil of Bowdichia virgilioides Kunt.

Atividade antimicrobiana do óleo essencial de Bowdichia virgilioides Kunt.

The essential oil of Bowdichia virgilioides Kunt. (Fabaceae) leaves was tested for their antimicrobial activity against eighteen pathogenic microorganisms using standard gel diffusion method. It showed activity against Candida albicans, Candida guilliermondii, Candida stellatoidea, Micrococcus luteus and Trichophyton rubrum.

Bowdichia virgilioides; Fabaceae; antimicrobial activity; essential oil


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