• Backbone: Monoterpene
  • Functional Group: Ketone

Topical application of Mentha piperita essential oil accelerates wound healing in infected mice model

Modarresi M, Farahpour MR, Baradaran B Inflammopharmacology, 2018 ABSTRACT: This study was conducted to evaluate the effects of the prepared ointments from Mentha piperita essential oil (M. piperita) on wound healing in the infected mice models. Each circular full-thickness wound was inoculated with 25 × 107 units of Staphylococcus aureus and Pseudomonas aeruginosa bacteria strains. The tissue… Read more »

Chemical composition of Mentha pulegium and Rosmarinus officinalis essential oils and their antileishmanial, antibacterial and antioxidant activities

Bouyahya A, Et-Touys A, Bakri Y, Talbaui A, Fellah H, Abrini J, Dakka N Microbial Pathogenesis, 2017 ABSTRACT: The aim of the study was the determination of the chemical composition of Mentha pulegium L. and Rosmarinus officinalis L. essential oilsand the evaluation of their antileishmanial, antibacterial and antioxidant activities. Essential oils (EOs) were isolated using steam distillation and the chemical… Read more »

Synergistic anti-candidal activity and mode of action of Mentha piperita essential oil and its major components

Samber N, Khan A, Varma A, Manzoor N Pharmaceutical Biology, 2015 ABSTRACT:  CONTEXT: Mentha piperita L. (Lamiaceae) has been used in folk medicine since antiquity. Its essential oil (mint EO) and major bioactive components have antimicrobial properties but their mechanism of action is still not clear. OBJECTIVE: The present work aims to elucidate M. piperita‘s anti-Candida… Read more »