Chemical composition and antibacterial activity of essential oil of Pulicaria odora L.J Ethnopharmacol. 2005 Jul 14; 99(3):399-401.JE
The chemical composition of the volatile oil constituent from Pulicaria odora L. roots has been analyzed by GC/MS. Twenty-seven components were identified, being thymol (47.83%) and its derivative isobutyrate (30.05%) the main constituents in the oil. Furthermore, the oil was tested against seven bacteria at different concentrations. Results showed that the oil exhibited a significant antibacterial activity.