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Antimicrobial activity of commercial olea europaea (olive) leaf extract.

Antimicrobial activity of commercial olea europaea (olive) leaf extract.









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1 Abstract Title Antimicrobial activity of commercial olea europaea (olive) leaf extract.


2 Abstract Source International journal of antimicrobial agents, 33, 461-463.


3 Abstract Author(s) Sudjana, A. N., D’orazio, C., Ryan, V., Rasool, N., Ng, J., Islam, N., Riley, T. V. & Hammer, K. A.


4 Article Affiliation Discipline of Microbiology and Immunology, School of Biomedical, Biomolecular and Chemical Sciences, The University of Western Australia, 35 Stirling Hwy, Crawley, WA 6009, Australia.


5 Abstract The aim of this research was to investigate the activity of a commercial extract derived from the leaves of Olea europaea (olive) against a wide range of microorganisms (n = 122). Using agar dilution and broth microdilution techniques, olive leaf extract was found to be most active against Campylobacter jejuni, Helicobacter pylori and Staphylococcus aureus [including meticillin-resistant S. aureus (MRSA)], with minimum inhibitory concentrations (MICs) as low as 0.31–0.78% (v/v). In contrast, the extract showed little activity against all other test organisms (n = 79), with MICs for most ranging from 6.25% to 50% (v/v). In conclusion, olive leaf extract was not broad-spectrum in action, showing appreciable activity only against H. pylori, C. jejuni, S. aureus and MRSA. Given this specific activity, olive leaf extract may have a role in regulating the composition of the gastric flora by selectively reducing levels of H. pyloriand C. jejuni.


6 Summary -


7 Article Published Date
May 2009.


8 Study Type Invitro.


9 Substances Olive leaf.


10 Diseases Microbial infection.


11 Pharmacological Actions Antimicrobial.


12 Link https://goo.gl/Yc9ikZ








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