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Fitoterapia. 2005 Mar;76(2):247-9.

Sensitivity of fungi isolated from onychomycosis to Eugenia cariophyllata essential oil and eugenol.

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Department of Health Promotion, Health Science Center, Federal University of Paraíba, João Pessoa, Brazil.

Abstract

The antifungal activity of Eugenia cariophyllata essential oil and eugenol, its major constituent, on fungal strains isolated from onychomycosis was evaluated. The natural products presented prominent antifungal action with MIC of 1% and 4%, respectively.

PMID:
15752642
DOI:
10.1016/j.fitote.2004.12.005
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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