Chemical composition and antimicrobial activity of essential oil of Prangos ferulaceae (L.)Lindl from Iran

Author(s): Seyed Mehdi Razavi, Hossein Nazemiyeh, Gholamreza Zarrini, Solmaz Asna-Asharii, Gholamreza Dehghan

The hydrodistilled essential oils of fruits and umbels of Prangos ferulaceae (L.)Lindl growing in Iran were analysed byGC/MS. Six compounds, comprising 93.7 and 94.7% of the total fruits and umbels oils were identified, respectively. α-Pinene and cis- ocimene are the major components of the oils. The essential oils show high antibacterial effect against Bacillus cereus.

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