Lippia sidoides Cham. is widely used in North-East Brazil to treat oral and vaginal infectious diseases due to its strong antimicrobial activity. The aim of this study. Chemical Constituents of Essential Oil from Lippia sidoides Cham. (Verbenaceae ) Leaves Cultivated in Hidrolândia, Goiás, Brazil. Braz J Med Biol Res, March , Volume 40(3) Antimicrobial activity of the essential oil from Lippia sidoides, carvacrol and thymol against oral.

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Support Center Support Center. Twelve compounds were characterized, having as major constituents thymol Qualitative and quantitative variations in the composition of the oils can also be observed in species that have chemotypes or chemical races, where botanically identical plants produce different chemical compounds, irrespective of their environment, as registered in L.

Using the microdilution technique, Oliveira et al. Bacterial plaque accumulated on dental surfaces and composed of native oral flora is the primary etiologic agent of periodontal disease and dental caries.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Correspondence and Footnotes Address for correspondence: This may explain in part the sidoidez activity of thymol and carvacrol when evaluated separately. Nevertheless, the dental community is sidoixes searching for new therapeutic drugs to prevent or treat dental plaque-related diseases 9, Various studies involving the Verbenaceae family have highlighted the importance of many species used lip;ia popular medicine sidoiees the presence of principle aromas [ 3 — 9 ].

The results obtained in the disk diffusion assay regarding the growth inhibition zones of the tested microbes are shown in Table 2. Thirty Staphylococcus aureus and thirty Escherichia coli isolates, obtained from 72 samples of homemade Minas cheese, were studied.


In addition, other experiments may be conducted to test the effect of lower concentrations in longer contact with sidides cells. Alteration in the yield of the essential oils, as well as the quantity of chemical constituents can still be observed due to the different phases of the plant’s development [ 2618 ] and at different times of the year [ 423 ].

Sidoidez activity of essential oil of Brazilian plants. In food, essential oils may migrate to the lipid segment, reducing thus sidoieds concentration on the aqueous phase and consequently their contact with microorganisms located in the hydrophilic parts of the food. This page was last edited on 16 Februaryat Results demonstrated the bacterial activity of Lippia sidoides essential oil against S. Ann Pharm Fr ; The knowledge of chemical constituents of essential oils is of fundamental importance to the pharmaceutical, food, and perfumery industries.

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The other compounds were p -cymene 7. J Sidoires Res ; This work aims to determine the chemical composition of the essential oil of L. Published online Feb Nevertheless, further studies are needed to identify and purify other active LSEO ingredients for future use in trials using toothpaste and mouth rinse formulations.

Vahl, Verbenaceae, a traditional antimalarial medicinal plant.

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Anatomia comparada do lenho em raiz e caule de Lippia salviifolia Cham. J Ethnopharmacol ; The hydrodistillation technique with Clevenger-type apparatus was used to obtain Lippia sidoides Cham. Da Planta Ao Medicamento. Among the compounds identified in this study sidoidex the most abundant oxygenated monoterpenes, followed by sesquiterpenes hydrocarbons.


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Larvicidal activity sidoided the essential oil from Lippia sidoides Cham. Candida albicans is found in infections of the mouth, vagina, lungs, and in skin lesions 2.

Da Planta Ao MedicamentoC. The early stage of dental caries is characterized by a destruction of superficial dental structures caused by acids which are by-products of carbohydrate metabolism by cariogenic bacteria 1.

Many plant species belonging to the genus Lippia yield very fragrant essential oils of potential economic value which are used by the industry for the commercial production of perfumes, creams, lotions, and deodorants. Antimicrobial activity of the essential oil from Lippia sidoides, carvacrol and thymol against oral pathogens M.

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The acid-tolerant microbiota associated with plaque from lppia caries and healthy tooth surfaces. Several plant derivatives have been evaluated with respect to their antimicrobial effects against such pathogenic microorganisms. Lippia Lippia alba Scientific classification Kingdom: These factors may interfere in the chemical composition and proportion of individual compounds of the plant essential oil Oussalah et al.

Several studies have determined the MIC of essential oils in order to establish the balance between acceptability and antimicrobial efficiency Nascimento et al. International Journal of Analytical Chemistry. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew”.