Antimicrobial Activity of Essential Oil of Sage From Serbia

  • Miladinović D
  • Miladinović L
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Abstract

The water-destilled essential oil of sage (Salvia officinalis L.) grown in Serbia was analyzed by GC/MS. The major constituents of oil were α-thujone (24,88%), camphor (16,03%) and 1,8-cineole (9,79%). The essential oil (2% and 1% in ethylene glycol) from the sage leaves was found to be active against Bacillus subtilis S, Staphylococcus aureus 6538, Escerichia coli 95, Salmonella enteritidis and Aspergillus niger.

Author-supplied keywords

  • Antimicrobial activity
  • Essential oil
  • Sage
  • Salvia officinalis
  • α-thujone

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  • D Miladinović

  • Lj Miladinović

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