Author(s): Oussama Chauiyakh, Aziz Et-Tahir, Badr Satrani, Mohamed Ghanmi, Sara Cherrad, Kamal Kettani, Abdelaziz Chaouch, Malika Tiskar


DOI: 10.52711/0974-360X.2022.00294   

Address: Oussama Chauiyakh1*, Aziz Et-Tahir1, Badr Satrani2, Mohamed Ghanmi2, Sara Cherrad3, Kamal Kettani1, Abdelaziz Chaouch3, Malika Tiskar3
1Mohammed V University in Rabat, Higher School of Technology of Salé, Material, Energetic and Acoustics Team, Salé, Morocco.
2Forest Research Center, Rabat, Morocco.
3Ibn Tofail University of Kenitra, Faculty of Sciences, Laboratory of Agrophysiology, Biotechnology, Environment and Quality.
*Corresponding Author

Published In:   Volume - 15,      Issue - 4,     Year - 2022

As part of the valorization of Aromatic and Medicinal Plants (AMP) in Morocco, we studied the chemical composition and the antibacterial and antifungal activities of Teucrium polium Essential Oil harvested in a region of Pre-Rif, Taza in Morocco (BniKrama). After extraction of the essential oil (EO) by hydro-distillation process, the study of the chemical composition of this EO was carried out by gas chromatography (GPC) and GC/MS (gas chromatography- mass spectrometry), and the evaluation of antibacterial and antifungal activity was carried out against eleven microbial strains by determining the minimum concentration inhibitor. The yield after extraction by hydro-distillation is 0.71%. After (CPG) of the essence of this plant, sixty-eight components have been identified, of which a-Pinene is the major component (21.96%). It is followed by Limonene (18.77%), and ß-Pinene (8.46%). The essential oil of T. polium (EOTP) has shown strong antibacterial and antifungal activity. This bioactivity is mainly due to the richness of this essence in terpenes known by their effectiveness against microbial agents. This essential oil is very rich in chemical molecules. Antimicrobial tests show that this EOTP has a broad spectrum on molds, fungi and bacteria.

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Oussama Chauiyakh, Aziz Et-Tahir, Badr Satrani, Mohamed Ghanmi, Sara Cherrad, Kamal Kettani, Abdelaziz Chaouch, Malika Tiskar. Chemical Composition and Evaluation of the Antibacterial and Antifungal Activities of Pre-Rif Teucrium polium Essential Oil. Research Journal of Pharmacy and Technology. 2022; 15(4):1755-0. doi: 10.52711/0974-360X.2022.00294

Oussama Chauiyakh, Aziz Et-Tahir, Badr Satrani, Mohamed Ghanmi, Sara Cherrad, Kamal Kettani, Abdelaziz Chaouch, Malika Tiskar. Chemical Composition and Evaluation of the Antibacterial and Antifungal Activities of Pre-Rif Teucrium polium Essential Oil. Research Journal of Pharmacy and Technology. 2022; 15(4):1755-0. doi: 10.52711/0974-360X.2022.00294   Available on:

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