Research Journal of Biological Sciences

Year: 2007
Volume: 2
Issue: 3
Page No. 369 - 371

Essential Oil of Auxemma glazioviana Taub. (Boraginaceae): Chemical Composition, Antibacterial and Antioxidant Activities

Authors : J.G.M. Costa , F.F.G. Rodrigues , L.L. Machado , A.M. Fonseca and T.L.G. Lemos

Abstract: The composition of the essential oil obtained from powdered heartwood of by hydrodistillation process were investigated by GC/MS, allowed identified with being the most abundant compound. The oil was evaluated for their antioxidant and antibacterial activities against seven strains of bacteria. The results revealed that essential oil of A. glazioviana exhibited a moderate antibacterial effect and a significant antioxidant activity.

How to cite this article:

J.G.M. Costa , F.F.G. Rodrigues , L.L. Machado , A.M. Fonseca and T.L.G. Lemos , 2007. Essential Oil of Auxemma glazioviana Taub. (Boraginaceae): Chemical Composition, Antibacterial and Antioxidant Activities . Research Journal of Biological Sciences, 2: 369-371.

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