Chemical composition and antifungal activity of the essential oil from Juniperus excelsa berries
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Essential oil of Juniperus excelsia Bieb M (Cupressaceae) was' evaluated for antifungal activities against 17 micromycetes (Alternaria alternata, Aspergillus niger, A. ochraceus, A. versicolor A. flavus, A. terreus, Cladosporium cladosporioides, Fusarium tricinctum, Penicillium ochrocloron, P funiculosum, Phomopsis helianthi, Trichoderma viride, Trichophyton mentagrophytes, T rubrum, T tonsurans, Epidermophyton floccosum, Microsporum canis). Among tested fungal species were the food poisoning species, plant, animal, and human pathogen. The essential oil showed antifungal activity.
Source:Pharmaceutical Biology, 2004, 42, 4-5, -331