Composition and antibacterial activity of essential oil of Lantana achyranthifolia Desf. (Verbenaceae).J Ethnopharmacol. 2005 Jan 15; 96(3):551-4.JE
The essential oil of the aerial parts of Lantana achyranthifolia Desf. (Verbenaceae) was examined by GC and GC-MS. Eighteen constituents were identified. Carvacrol, 1,8-cineole, isocaryophyllene, beta-bisabolene and alpha-bisabolol were found to be the major components. The oil exhibited antibacterial activity against fourteen Gram-positive and Gram-negative bacteria.