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ANTIBACTERIAL ACTIVITY OF THE ESSENTIAL OILS FROM FOUR SELECTED VARIETIES OF CAPASIUM ANNUUM

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Nigerian Society of Pharmacognosy
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  • Capsicum Annuum (Varieties U-Srcp
  • U-Rsp
  • U-Lp And N-Yap)
  • Solanaceae
  • Essential Oils
  • Antibacterial Activity

Abstract

An in vitro antibacterial action of the essential oils from the fruits of four varieties of Capsicum annuum (U-SRCP, U-RSP, U-LP and N-YAP) was evaluated. The oils exerted significant action against all the test organisms with N-YAP and U-SRCP showing highest activities. Key Words: Capsicum annuum (varieties U-SRCP, U-RSP,U-LP and N-YAP), Solanaceae, essential oils, antibacterial activity. Nig. J. Nat. Prod. And Med. Vol.2 1998: 49-51

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