Der Pharma Chemica
Journal for Medicinal Chemistry, Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Pharmaceutical Sciences and Computational Chemistry


Antibacterial Activity of Essential Oil of Tetraclinis articulata (Vahl) Masters against Enterobacteriaceae Isolated from Hospital Infections

Author(s): Fatima Zahra Sadiki, Mostafa El Idrissi, Mohammed Sbiti

The proliferation of resistant bacteria has become a major preoccupation in the field of health, which easily justifies the search for new treatments. Natural products constitute a good source for the discovery of new antibacterial agents. It is for this purpose, this work deals with the study of the antibacterial activity of essential oil of the leaves of Tetraclinis articulata (Vahl) Masters against bacterial strains of clinical origin by the disc diffusion method and the broth macrodilution method. The results revealed that the essential oil showed interesting antibacterial activity and is characterized by a bactericidal action against the tested bacteria.

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