Antimicrobial activity of the essential oil of Centaurea aladagensis

Köse Y., Iscan G., Demirci B., Baser K., ÇELİK S.

FITOTERAPIA, cilt.78, sa.3, ss.253-254, 2007 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 78 Konu: 3
  • Basım Tarihi: 2007
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1016/j.fitote.2006.12.002
  • Dergi Adı: FITOTERAPIA
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.253-254


Composition of the water-distilled oil of the aerial parts of Centaurea aladagensis, endemic in Turkey, was analysed by GC-MS. Hexadecanoic acid (39.3%), caryophyllene oxide (6.6%) and hexahydrofamesyl acetone (4.3%) were found as main constituents in the oil. The oil was tested against 7 human pathogenic microorganisms. (C) 2007 Published by Elsevier B.V.