Compositions and antimicrobial activities of the essential oils of two Hypericum species from Turkey.Fitoterapia. 2006 Jan; 77(1):57-60.F
The chemical compositions of essential oils obtained from Hypericum hyssopifolium var. microcalycinum and Hypericum lysimachioides var. lysimachioides were analysed by using GC and GC-MS. Caryophyllene oxide was found to be the major component. The essential oils of both Hypericum species showed antimicrobial activity against nine microorganism at a concentration of 60 to 80 microg/ml.