Effect of Essential Oils on Some Pathogens that Cause EczemaJournal: Proceedings - International Conference on Advanced Materials and Systems (ICAMS) (Vol.2020, No. 8)
Publication Date: 2020-10-03
Authors : Meryem Karaçam Durmuş Alpaslan Kaya;
Page : 183-188
Keywords : Essential oil; Eczema; GC-MS; Antimicrobial;
In this study, the antimicrobial activity of essential oils obtained from Thymbra spicata L., Lavandula angustifolia Mill. and Myrtus communis L. on the pathogens causing eczema Staphylococcus aureus (ATCC 29213), Staphylococcus epidermidis (ATCC 12228), Escheria coli (ATCC 25922), Acinetobacter baumannii (ATCC 43498), Pseudomonas aeruginosa (ATCC 27853) ve Candida albicans (ATCC 90028) were investigated. The MIC and MBC values of the essential oils used in the study against the pathogens causing eczema were determined. As a result of the results obtained, antimicrobial activity of plant essential oils used in the study on test microorganisms was determined. Among the essential oils, it was found that the most effective essential oil was thyme followed by the lavender.
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