Bay Oil Studies

Scientific, medical, and research studies that have involved bay essential oil:

Antibacterial activity of essential oils of Pimenta racemosa var. terebinthina and Pimenta racemosa var. grisea

"These data would indicate the potential usefulness of the variety grisea as a microbiostatic, antiseptic or disinfectant agent."

Laboratory of Pharmacology, Faculty of Pharmacy, C/Profesor García González s/n, University of Sevilla, 41012-Sevilla, Spain.

Antibacterial activity of selected plant essential oils against Escherichia coli O157:H7

"Significance and Impact of the Study: Oregano and light thyme EO, particularly when enhanced by agar stabilizer, may be effective in reducing the number or preventing the growth of E. coli O157:H7 in foods."

Department of Public Health and Food Safety, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands.

Anti-inflammatory activity of abietic acid, a diterpene isolated from Pimenta racemosa var. grissea

Department of Pharmacology, Faculty of Pharmacy, C/Professor García Gonzalez s/n, 41012-Sevilla, Spain.
Department of Pharmacology, Faculty of Pharmacy, UCM, Avda Complutense s/n, 28040 Madrid, Spain.
Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmacology, Volume 53, Number 6, 1 June 2001 , pp. 867-872(6)

Application of gas – liquid chromatography to the analysis of essential oils. Part IV. Determination of eugenol in oil of bay (Pimenta racemosa, Miller).

The Analyst – 1975 Aug.

Bactericidal activities of plant essential oils and some of their isolated constituents against Campylobacter jejuni, Escherichia coli, Listeria monocytogenes, and Salmonella enterica.

Western Regional Research Center, Agricultural Research Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Albany, California 94710, USA.

Gas chromatographic-mass spectrometry study of the essential oils of Pimenta racemosa var. terebinthina and P. racemosa var grisea.

Departamento de Farmacología, Facultad de Farmacia, Universidad de Sevilla, Spain.

Mosquito larvicidal activity of aromatic medicinal plant oils against Aedes aegypti and Culex pipiens pallens.

"These plants warrant further studies as possible agents for mosquito control."

Faculty of Biotechnology and Center for Agricultural Science and Tchnology, Chonbuk National University, Chonju 561-756, South Korea.

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