Antibacterial and antifungal activity of essential oils of Mentha suaveolens.. Among the components from Mentha suaveolens EO, pulegone was the most effective against the tested microorganisms, followed by PEO and PO.
The essential oils (EO) of Mentha suaveolens, a wild Labiatae, which grows in several regions in Morocco, were characterized and their antimicrobial activity .
DOI: 10.1002/ptr.1045 Antibacterial and Antifungal Activity of Essential Oils of Mentha suaveolens H. Oumzil,1 S. Ghoulami,2 M. Rhajaoui,3 A. Ilidrissi,2 S.
The essential oil obtained from fresh leaves of Mentha arvensis (Lamiaceae), a perennial aromatic herb grown in Saudi Arabia, was screened for in vitro .
antimicrobial activity, pulegone being the most ef- fective constituent. Key words