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|Type:||Artigo de periódico|
|Title:||Essential Oil of Thymus vulgaris: Preparation of Pharmaceutical Mouthwash Formulation and In Vitro Evaluation of the Bacterial Plaque-Inhibiting Properties.|
|Author:||SANTOS, Rodolfo I.|
PEREIRA, Daniel F. A.
TEODORO, Guilherme R.
CIAMPO, Jose Orestes Del
OGASAWARA, Mario S.
CANETTIERI, Antonio C. V.
SALVADOR, Marcos J.
|Abstract:||Essential Oil of Thymus vulgaris: Preparation of Pharmaceutical Mouthwash Formulation and In Vitro Evaluation of the Bacterial Plaque-Inhibiting Properties. The aim of this study was to evaluate the in vitro effect of the essential oil of Thymus vulgaris (thyme) pure or incorporate in a alcohol-free pharmaceutical mouthwash formulation, against Streptococcus mutans (ATCC 25175), being determined the Minimal Inhibitory Concentration (MIC) and the effect in the bacterial plate formation. The MIC value obtained for the essential oil was 100 mu g/mL (1 %). The mouthwash pharmaceutical formulation containing commercial essential oil of T. vulgaris was preparated. Microbiological and macroscopic analysis as well as analyses for MEV confirmed the effectiveness of this new alcohol-free mouthwash formulation containing essential oil of T. vulgaris as agent with plaque-inhibiting properties and possible application in the preventive dentistry. The chemical characterization of the bioactive essential oil was accomplished by CG-MS, being verified the presence of carvacrol, p-cimene and alpha-pinene as major constituents.|
|Subject:||Alcohol-free mouthwash formulation|
Bacterial plaque-inhibiting properties
|Editor:||COLEGIO FARMACEUTICOS PROVINCIA DE BUENOS AIRES|
|Citation:||LATIN AMERICAN JOURNAL OF PHARMACY, v.29, n.6, p.941-947, 2010|
|Appears in Collections:||IB - Artigos e Materiais de Revistas Científicas|
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