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Biomedical Engineering and Biotechnology, International Conference on (2012)
Macau, China
May 28, 2012 to May 30, 2012
ISBN: 978-0-7695-4706-0
pp: 1742-1744
ABSTRACT
Cinnamomum camphor a tree is native to China, Formosa and Japan (Yoshida et al., 1969). The traditional oils are obtained from the wood and bark. As Camphor a essential oil has excellent antibacterial properties , studying camphor a oil could provide a theoretical basis for discovering and developing a new high-performance and low toxicity of antimicrobial agents. According to the results of this study , the essential oil of Camphor wood has natural anti-bacterial function, it is bacteria suppression on Escherichia coli , Staphylococcus aureus, Salmonella, Shigella, and Bacillus thuringiensis. The way of oil extraction methods have a significant impact on results, essential oils with SFE-CO 2 extraction 's anti-bacterial function is best. The oil with a high content of camphor has an important antifungal activity.
INDEX TERMS
Cinnamomumcamphora Wood, essentialoil, antimicrobial activity
CITATION
Yuanzhao Yan, Minglei Jiang, Wen-li Peng, Shanglian Zhong, "Study on the Antimicrobial Activity of Essential Oils from Cinnamomum camphora Wood", Biomedical Engineering and Biotechnology, International Conference on, vol. 00, no. , pp. 1742-1744, 2012, doi:10.1109/iCBEB.2012.380
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