Lemongrass Essential Oil

  • Botanical Name: Cymbopogon Flexuosus
  • Alternative Names: East Indian Lemongrass, Malabar Lemongrass, Fever grass
  • Botanical Family: Poaceae
  • Primary Constituent: Geranial
  • Other Main Constituents: Neral
  • Distillation Method: Steam Distillation
  • Plant Part: Leaf

Antifungal and Anti-Biofilm Activity of Essential Oil Active Components against Cryptococcus neoformans and Cryptococcus laurentii

Kumari P, Mishra R, Arora N, Chatrath A, Gangwar R, Roy P, Prasad R Frontiers in Microbiology, 2017 ABSTRACT: Cryptococcosis is an emerging and recalcitrant systemic infection occurring in immunocompromised patients. This invasive fungal infection is difficult to treat due to the ability of Cryptococcus neoformans and Cryptococcus laurentii to form biofilms resistant to standard antifungal treatment…. Read more »

Medicinally important aromatic plants with radioprotective activity.

Samarth RM, Samarth M, Matsumoto Y Future Science OA, 2017 ABSTRACT: Aromatic plants are often used as natural medicines because of their remedial and inherent pharmacological properties. Looking into natural resources, particularly products of plant origin, has become an exciting area of research in drug discovery and development. Aromatic plants are mainly exploited for essential oil extraction… Read more »

Behavior of detoxifying enzymes of Aedes aegypti exposed to girgensohnine alkaloid analog and Cymbopogon flexuosus essential oil

Carreño Otero AL, Palacio-Cortés AM, Navarro-Silva MA, Kouznetsov VV, Duque L JE Comparative biochemistry and physiology. Toxicology & pharmacology : CBP, 2017 ABSTRACT: Because mosquito control depend on the use of commercial insecticides and resistance has been described in some of them, there is a need to explore new molecules no resistant. In vivo effects… Read more »

Antibiofilm activity of nanoemulsions of Cymbopogon flexuosus against rapidly growing mycobacteria

Rossi GG, Guterres KB, Bonez PC, da Silva Gundel S, Aggertt VA, Siqueira FS, Ourique AF, Wagnerd R, Klein B, Santos RCV, de Campos MMA Microbial Pathogenesis, 2017 ABSTRACT: Rapidly growing mycobacteria (RGM) are opportunistic microorganisms that can cause both local and disseminated infections. When in biofilm, these pathogens become highly resistant to antimicrobials used… Read more »

Essential oils showing in vitro anti MRSA and synergistic activity with penicillin group of antibiotics

Uzair B, Niaz N, Bano A, Khan BA, Zafar N, Iqbal M, Tahira R, Fasim F Pakistan Journal of Phamracological Science, 2017 ABSTRACT: This study was planned in order to investigate effective essential oils to inhibit in-vitro growth of Methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA). In this study using disc diffusion method anti MRSA activity of ten diverse essential… Read more »

Citral, a monoterpenoid aldehyde interacts synergistically with norfloxacin against methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus

Gupta P, Patel DK, Gupta VK, Pal A, Tandon S, Darokar MP Phytomedicine, 2017 BACKGROUND: Staphylococcus aureus (SA), is a major human pathogen causing wide range of clinical infections, which has been further complicated by drug resistance like methicillin resistant S. aureus (MRSA), vancomycin intermediate S. aureus (VISA)/vancomycin resistant S. aureus (VRSA), etc. The present… Read more »

Efficiency of essential oils of Ocimum basilicum and Cymbopogum flexuosus in the sedation and anaesthesia of Nile tilapia juveniles

Netto JDL, Oliveira RSM, Copatti CE Anais da Academia Brasileira de Ciências ABSTRACT: This study aimed to verify the sedative and anaesthetic effect of the essential oils of basil (Ocimum basilicum) (EOOB) and lemongrass (Cymbopogum flexuosus) (EOCF) in Nile tilapia juveniles. The fish were transferred to aquaria containing different concentrations of each essential oil: 10, 25,… Read more »

Effects of rosemary, thyme and lemongrass oils and their major constituents on detoxifying enzyme activity and insecticidal activity in Trichoplusia ni

Tak JH, Jovel E, Isman MB Pesticide Biochemistry and Physiology, 2017 ABSTRACT: Although there have been many reports on the synergistic interactions among the major constituents of plant essential oils regarding insecticidal activity, their underlying mechanism of synergy is poorly understood. In our previous studies, we found each of the two most abundant constituents of rosemary (Rosmarinus officinalis… Read more »

Inactivation of Norovirus by Lemongrass Essential Oil Using a Norovirus Surrogate System

Kim YW, You HJ, Lee S, Kim B, Kim DK, Choi JB, Kim JA, Lee HJ, Joo IS, Lee JS, Kang DH, Lee G, Ko GP, Lee SJ Journal of Food Protection, 2017 ABSTRACT: This study investigated the effect of lemongrass essential oil (LGEO) on the infectivity and viral replication of norovirus. Murine norovirus 1 (MNV-1), a surrogate of human norovirus, was preincubated with LGEO and then used to infect… Read more »