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Study of the antifungal activity of essential oils of three moroccan aromatic plants


[ Etude de l'activité antifongique des huiles essentielles de trois plantes aromatiques marocaines ]

Volume 12, Issue 2, December 2014, Pages 499–505

 Study of the antifungal activity of essential oils of three moroccan aromatic plants

Rachid Ismaili, Abdeslam Lamiri, and Khadija Moustaid

Original language: French

Received 7 November 2014

Copyright © 2014 ISSR Journals. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Abstract


The work we have done has been devoted to study the antifungal activity of essential oils of three moroccan aromatic and medicinal plants towards of three strains of dermatophytes responsible for superinfection of a contact dermatitis. The essential oils of the three plants studied: Thymus vulgaris, Mentha spicata and Citrus limonum, showed significant inhibitory activities on the three fungi tested. The antifungal activity is linked to inhibition of mycelial growth with particularly high concentrations of essential oils. Thus, the essential oil of Thymus vulgaris showed the greatest activity against dermatophytes compared to other oils. According to their sensitivity, the Trichophyton mentagrophytes species showed a high sensitivity to essential oils more than other dermatophytes.

Author Keywords: Thymus vulgaris, Citrus limonum, Mentha spicata, essential oil, Trichophyton mentagrophytes, Trichophyton rubrum, Epidermophyton floccosum, the antifungal activity.


Abstract: (french)


Le travail que nous avons réalisé a été consacré à l'étude de l'activité antifongique des huiles essentielles de trois plantes aromatiques et médicinales marocaines vis-à-vis de trois souches de dermatophytes responsables de la surinfection de l'eczéma de contact. Les trois essentielles des plantes étudiées : Thymus vulgaris, Mentha spicata et Citrus limonum, présentent des activités inhibitrices significatives sur les trois champignons testés. Cette activité antifongique est liée à l'inhibition de la croissance mycélienne notamment avec de fortes concentrations en essentielles. Ainsi, l'huile essentielle du Thymus vulgaris a montré l'activité la plus élevée contre les dermatophytes par rapport à celle des deux autres huiles. Selon leur sensibilité, l'espèce Trichophyton mentagrophytes a montré une sensibilité aux huiles essentielles plus importante que les autres dermatophytes.

Author Keywords: Thymus vulgaris, Citrus limonum, Mentha spicata, huile essentielle, Trichophyton mentagrophytes, Trichophyton rubrum, Epidermophyton floccosum, l'activité antifongique.


How to Cite this Article


Rachid Ismaili, Abdeslam Lamiri, and Khadija Moustaid, “Study of the antifungal activity of essential oils of three moroccan aromatic plants,” International Journal of Innovation and Scientific Research, vol. 12, no. 2, pp. 499–505, December 2014.