2008
DOI: 10.1590/s1517-83822008000100015
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Abstract: This study tested in vitro activity of the essential oil from flowers of Calendula officinalis using diskdiffusion techniques. The antifungal assay results showed for the first time that the essential oil has good potential antifungal activity: it was effective against all 23 clinical fungi strains tested.

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“…Trabalho realizado com óleo essencial de calêndula extraído das flores, mostrou que houve supressão na atividade antifúngica de 23 espécies de Candida sp (Gazim, et al 2008).…”
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“…Trabalho realizado com óleo essencial de calêndula extraído das flores, mostrou que houve supressão na atividade antifúngica de 23 espécies de Candida sp (Gazim, et al 2008).…”
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“…Neven je široko korišćena lekovita biljka u farmaceutskim proizvodima, kozmetici, parfemima i ishrani (1).…”
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“…Tropical and sub-tropical areas of the world are bestowed with abundant floral treasure with untapped potentials to be used as antimicrobial, antiviral and/or antifungal agents. According to the World Health Organization, plants are a source of compounds that have the ability to combat disease, antimicrobial, antiviral and antifungal activities (Gazim et al, 2008). Also they are less toxic to humans and environmentally friendly due to fewer pollutants produced at production lines and have minimal health hazards (Opra and Wokocha, 2008).…”
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confidence: 99%