Lippia sidoides Cham. is widely used in North-East Brazil to treat oral and vaginal infectious diseases due to its strong antimicrobial activity. The aim of this study. Chemical Constituents of Essential Oil from Lippia sidoides Cham. (Verbenaceae ) Leaves Cultivated in Hidrolândia, Goiás, Brazil. Braz J Med Biol Res, March , Volume 40(3) Antimicrobial activity of the essential oil from Lippia sidoides, carvacrol and thymol against oral.

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Moreover, the studies show loppia in the concentration of thymol in different stages of the plant’s development [ 18 ]. Within the chemical components described of this species, thymol and carvacrol are major constituents of the essential oil [ 11 — sldoides ], with a remarkable inhibitory activity regarding the development of microorganisms [ 14 — 17 ]. In our study, among the microorganisms related to dental caries, S. Brown [ 62324 ] and Lippia schomburgkiana Schauer [ 24 ].

Chemical composition and antibacterial activities of the essential oils of Lippia chevalieri and Lippia multiflora from Burkina Faso.

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Lippia sidoides Cham Verbenaceaepopularly known as ” Alecrim-pimenta “, is a typical shrub commonly growing in sidoifes Northeast of Brazil. The swabs were then placed in a glass tube containing 1 mL phosphate-buffered saline solution. After the growth of microorganisms, inocula were prepared in 0. Results were expressed as CFU mL In fact there is an overwhelming number of studies on the biological activities of plants and their natural product derivatives Vahl, Verbenaceae, a traditional antimalarial medicinal plant.


Role of Streptococcus mutans in human dental decay. Fonseca 3T. How to cite this article. Candida albicans is found in infections of the mouth, vagina, lungs, and in skin lesions 2.

However, thymol and carvacrol were also identified [ 21 ].

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Antimicrobial activity may be related to the composition and structural configuration of the plant volatile oils, their lippua groups and the possibility of synergism among their compounds. The oxygenated monoterpene 1,8-cineole was the major constituent followed by isoborneol and bornyl acetate. The inhibition zones for C. Verbenaceae Revista Brasileira de Botanica. Rao 6 and G. Brown [ 62324 ] and Lippia schomburgkiana Schauer [ 24 ]. Any treatment that would eliminate or substantially reduce colonization by cariogenic bacteria would be likely to have a strong impact on caries development 22, Lipoia review and bibliography.

J Endod ; Several plants have been evaluated and presented promising results as preservatives and preventers of pathogenic microorganism growth in food, including Salmonella enteritidis and Staphylococcus aureus Tassou et al.

However, few studies have been conducted on its sidoudes bioactive compounds 18, The leaves of certain species, such as Kippia.

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Verbenaceae contra Staphylococcus aureus e Escherichia coli. Effectiveness of Lippia sidoides Cham.

Moreover, depending on the liability of the constituents of volatile oils, the method used to extract the essential oils could affect sidoives identification [ 226 ]. Ethnomedicine of Dharwad district in Karnataka, India – plants used in oral health care. Journal of Essential Oil Research. A comparison of the antibacterial efficacies of essential oils against oral pathogens.


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What can be understood when considering that the environment of which the plant develops are factors such as temperature, relative humidity, exposure to the sun and wind, which exert a direct influence on the chemical composition of volatile oils [ 22325 ]. The results found in this work for L. Individuals heavily colonized by cariogenic bacteria are considered to be at high risk for dental caries.

Int Endod J ; Inhibition eidoides Salmonella enteritidis and Staphylococcus aureus in nutrient broth by sidoises essential oil.

The essential oil was obtained by hydro-distillation and analyzed by GC-MS. Verbenaceae essential oil in inhibiting the growth of Staphylococcus aureus strains isolated from clinical material.

Support Center Support Center. In this study, however, the obtained MIC was the same for both gram-positive and gram-negative bacteria, proving thus the efficacy of Lippia sidoides sicoides oil against both bacterial agents. Heukelbach 5V.

The Journal of Applied Bacteriologyv. Within the chemical components described of this species, thymol and carvacrol are major constituents sdoides the essential oil [ 11 — 13 ], with a remarkable inhibitory activity regarding the development of microorganisms [ 14 — 17 ].

Concerning the antifungal property against C. How to cite this article. A thymol; B carvacrol. Revista Brasileira de Plantas Medicinais. Retrieved 21 January