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Chromatographic Fingerprint Analysis and Bioactivity of Origanum Vulgare Extracts

Corina Bubueanu, Ioana Nicu, Lucia Pirvu

Abstract


A very important measure for any country, in terms of public health problems and commercial exploitation, must be the development of medicinal and aromatic plant resources. Long-term strategies for the conservation of medicinal and aromatic plants, personnel training, cultivation or passage in culture of valuable species, sustainable methods of harvesting and processing plants to promote scientific research and validation of traditional remedies are needed. In the present, the natural compounds research are mainly focused on their role in improving health.  The extraction processes of the natural compound are significant both in scientific and economic terms. The goal is to obtain extracts with pharmacological activity with a minimum production cost.

In this paper are analyzed hot and cold ethanol 50 % extracts of Origanum vulgare (Fam. Lamiaceae) species in terms of qualitative and quantitative chemical composition, and their antioxidant and antimicrobial potential.

The results obtained showed no significant differences in terms of chemical composition and bioactivity, between the extracts. Thus, in industry sector these results can be used for reducing cost production.

 

Handle: http://hdl.handle.net/20.500.11903/mjmbr.v2n2.13

 


Keywords


Hot extract, cold extract, Origanum vulgare, industry

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