ANTIBACTERIAL ACTIVITY OF THE ESSENTIAL OILS FROM FOUR SELECTED VARIETIES OF CAPASIUM ANNUUM
AbstractAn in vitro antibacterial action of the essential oils from the fruits of four varieties of Capsicum annuum (U-SRCP, U-RSP, U-LP and N-YAP) was evaluated. The oils exerted significant action against all the test organisms with N-YAP and U-SRCP showing highest activities.
Key Words: Capsicum annuum (varieties U-SRCP, U-RSP,U-LP and N-YAP), Solanaceae, essential oils, antibacterial activity.
Nig. J. Nat. Prod. And Med. Vol.2 1998: 49-51