Actividad antimicrobiana del extracto acetato de etilo y aceite esencial de corteza de laurelia sempervirens contra bacterias multirresistentes

Iván Montenegro, Alejandro Madrid Villegas, Luis Zaror, Rolando Martínez, Enrique Werner, Hector Carrasco-Altamirano, Mauricio Cuellar Fritis, Hernán Palma-Flemming

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Resumen

Context: Laurelia sempervirens (R. et P.) Tul., is an evergreen tree that growths in southern Chile, its leaves and bark are used in folk medicine as an infusion. Objective: The antimicrobial activities of the essential oil and ethyl acetate extract obtained from the bark of Laurelia sempervirens were investigated. Materials and methods: Ethyl acetate extract and essential oil were analyzed by GC- mass and the antimicrobial activity was investigated against gram positive and gram negative bacteria. Results: The extract and essential oil showed a strong antimicrobial activity against bacteria such as Acinetobacter baumanii, a relevant world nosocomial pathogen Discussion and conclusion: These findings demonstrate that the ethyl acetate extract and essential oil of L.sempervirens bark have excellent antimicrobial activities and thus have great potential as a source for natural health products.

Título traducido de la contribuciónAntimicrobial activity of ethyl acetate extract and essential oil from bark of laurelia sempervirens against multiresistant bacteria
Idioma originalEspañol
Páginas (desde-hasta)306-315
Número de páginas10
PublicaciónBoletin Latinoamericano y del Caribe de Plantas Medicinales y Aromaticas
Volumen11
N.º4
EstadoPublicada - jul 2012

Palabras clave

  • Bacteria
  • Inhibitory activity
  • Laurelia sempervirens

Áreas temáticas de ASJC Scopus

  • Farmacología
  • Descubrimiento de medicamentos
  • Botánica
  • Medicina complementaria y alternativa

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