origanum

Summary

Summary: A plant genus of the family Lamiaceae that is the source of familiar seasonings, oregano and marjoram.

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  1. Alma M, Mavi A, Yildirim A, Digrak M, Hirata T. Screening chemical composition and in vitro antioxidant and antimicrobial activities of the essential oils from Origanum syriacum L. growing in Turkey. Biol Pharm Bull. 2003;26:1725-9 pubmed
    In the present study, essential oil from the leaves of Syrian oreganum [Origanum syriacum L. (Lauraceae)] grown in Turkish state forests of the Dortyol district, Turkey, was obtained by steam distillation...
  2. Khaosaad T, Vierheilig H, Nell M, Zitterl Eglseer K, Novak J. Arbuscular mycorrhiza alter the concentration of essential oils in oregano (Origanum sp., Lamiaceae). Mycorrhiza. 2006;16:443-446 pubmed publisher
    ..on the qualitative and quantitative pattern of essential oils (EO) was determined in three oregano genotypes (Origanum sp.)...
  3. Santoro G, das Graças Cardoso M, Guimarães L, Salgado A, Menna Barreto R, Soares M. Effect of oregano (Origanum vulgare L.) and thyme (Thymus vulgaris L.) essential oils on Trypanosoma cruzi (Protozoa: Kinetoplastida) growth and ultrastructure. Parasitol Res. 2007;100:783-90 pubmed
    In the present work, we have investigated the effect of essential oils obtained from Origanum vulgare L. (oregano) and Thymus vulgaris L. (thyme) on growth and ultrastructure of diverse evolutive forms of Trypanosoma cruzi...
  4. Sharopov F, Kukaniev M, Setzer W. Composition of the essential oil of Origanum tyttanthum from Tajikistan. Nat Prod Commun. 2011;6:1719-22 pubmed
    b>Origanum tyttanthum Gontsch. was collected from two different sites in south-central Tajikistan. The essential oils were obtained by hydrodistillation and analyzed by gas chromatography-mass spectrometry...
  5. El Ashmawy I, el Nahas A, Salama O. Protective effect of volatile oil, alcoholic and aqueous extracts of Origanum majorana on lead acetate toxicity in mice. Basic Clin Pharmacol Toxicol. 2005;97:238-43 pubmed
    ..Natural dietary antioxidants are extensively studied for their ability to protect cells from miscellaneous damages. Origanum majorana L., Lamiaceae, is a potent antioxidant. The effect of administration of O...
  6. Kordali S, Cakir A, Ozer H, Cakmakci R, Kesdek M, Mete E. Antifungal, phytotoxic and insecticidal properties of essential oil isolated from Turkish Origanum acutidens and its three components, carvacrol, thymol and p-cymene. Bioresour Technol. 2008;99:8788-95 pubmed publisher
    The chemical composition of essential oil isolated by hydrodistillation from the aerial parts of Origanum acutidens was analyzed by GC-MS. Carvacrol (87.0%), p-cymene (2.0%), linalool acetate (1.7%), borneol (1...
  7. Vagi E, Rapavi E, Hadolin M, Vásárhelyiné Perédi K, Balazs A, Blazovics A, et al. Phenolic and triterpenoid antioxidants from Origanum majorana L. herb and extracts obtained with different solvents. J Agric Food Chem. 2005;53:17-21 pubmed
    Antioxidant properties of marjoram (Origanum majorana L.) herb and extracts obtained with ethanol, n-hexane, and supercritical CO2 extraction are presented...
  8. de Souza E, de Barros J, de Oliveira C, da Conceição M. Influence of Origanum vulgare L. essential oil on enterotoxin production, membrane permeability and surface characteristics of Staphylococcus aureus. Int J Food Microbiol. 2010;137:308-11 pubmed publisher
    This study evaluated the influence of the essential oil from Origanum vulgare L. on the enterotoxin production, membrane permeability and cell surface characteristics of Staphylococcus aureus...
  9. Lemhadri A, Zeggwagh N, Maghrani M, Jouad H, Eddouks M. Anti-hyperglycaemic activity of the aqueous extract of Origanum vulgare growing wild in Tafilalet region. J Ethnopharmacol. 2004;92:251-6 pubmed
    The effect of an aqueous extract of Origanum vulgare (OV) leaves on blood glucose levels was investigated in normal and streptozotocin (STZ) diabetic rats...

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  1. Al Dhaheri Y, Eid A, Abuqamar S, Attoub S, Khasawneh M, Aiche G, et al. Mitotic arrest and apoptosis in breast cancer cells induced by Origanum majorana extract: upregulation of TNF-? and downregulation of survivin and mutant p53. PLoS ONE. 2013;8:e56649 pubmed publisher
    In the present study, we investigated the effect of Origanum majorana ethanolic extract on the survival of the highly proliferative and invasive triple-negative p53 mutant breast cancer cell line MDA-MB-231.
  2. Leeja L, Thoppil J. Antimicrobial activity of methanol extract of Origanum majorana L. (Sweet marjoram). J Environ Biol. 2007;28:145-6 pubmed
    In-vitro microbicidal activity of the methanol extract of Origanum majorana L. was tested against seven fungi (Fusarium solani, Candida albicans, Aspergillus niger, A...
  3. Arami S, Ahmadi A, Haeri S. The radioprotective effects of Origanum vulgare extract against genotoxicity induced by (131)I in human blood lymphocyte. Cancer Biother Radiopharm. 2013;28:201-6 pubmed publisher
    ..The purpose of this study was to investigate the radioprotective effects of Origanum vulgare extract against genotoxicity induced by (131)I in human lymphocytes...
  4. Salgueiro L, Cavaleiro C, Pinto E, Pina Vaz C, Rodrigues A, Palmeira A, et al. Chemical composition and antifungal activity of the essential oil of Origanum virens on Candida species. Planta Med. 2003;69:871-4 pubmed
    The composition and the antifungal activity of the essential oil of Origanum virens on Candida species were studied. The essential oil was obtained from the aerial parts of the plant by hydrodistillation and analyzed by GC and GC-MS...
  5. Yang Y, Lee S, Clark J, Ahn Y. Ovicidal and adulticidal activities of Origanum majorana essential oil constituents against insecticide-susceptible and pyrethroid/malathion-resistant Pediculus humanus capitis (Anoplura: Pediculidae). J Agric Food Chem. 2009;57:2282-7 pubmed publisher
    The toxicity of essential oil constituents from marjoram, Origanum majorana, to eggs and adult females of the susceptible KR-HL and dual malathion- and permethrin-resistant BR-HL strains of human head louse, Pediculus humanus capitis, was ..
  6. Uysal B, Sozmen F, Kose E, Gokhan Deniz I, Oksal B. Solvent-free microwave extraction and hydrodistillation of essential oils from endemic Origanum husnucanbaseri H. Duman, Aytac & A. Duran: comparison of antibacterial activity and contents. Nat Prod Res. 2010;24:1654-63 pubmed publisher
    ..essential oils (EOs) obtained by solvent-free microwave extraction (SFME) and hydrodistillation (HD) from endemic Origanum husnucanbaseri H. Duman, Aytac & A...
  7. Horosova K, Bujnakova D, Kmet V. Effect of oregano essential oil on chicken lactobacilli and E. coli. Folia Microbiol (Praha). 2006;51:278-80 pubmed
    ..coli isolated from chicken was showed in the series of in vitro and in vivo experiments. Minimum inhibitory concentrations of amikacin, apramycin, streptomycin, neomycin against E. coli strains increased after oral application of EO...
  8. Liang C, Chan L, Ding H, So E, Lin R, Wang H, et al. Free radical scavenging activity of 4-(3,4-dihydroxybenzoyloxymethyl)phenyl-O-?-D-glucopyranoside from Origanum vulgare and its protection against oxidative damage. J Agric Food Chem. 2012;60:7690-6 pubmed publisher
    4-(3,4-Dihydroxybenzoyloxymethyl)phenyl-O-?-d-glucopyranoside (DBPG), a polyphenolic glycoside, isolated from Origanum vulgare has shown 1,1-diphenyl-2-picrylhydrazyl (DPPH(•))-scavenging capacity in previous work...
  9. Arcila Lozano C, Loarca Pina G, Lecona Uribe S, Gonzalez de Mejia E. [Oregano: properties, composition and biological activity]. Arch Latinoam Nutr. 2004;54:100-11 pubmed
    The oregano spice includes various plant species. The most common are the genus Origanum, native of Europe, and the Lippia, native of Mexico. Among the species of Origanum...
  10. Dos Santos N, Athayde Aguiar A, de Oliveira C, Veríssimo de Sales C, de Melo E Silva S, Sousa da Silva R, et al. Efficacy of the application of a coating composed of chitosan and Origanum vulgare L. essential oil to control Rhizopus stolonifer and Aspergillus niger in grapes (Vitis labrusca L.). Food Microbiol. 2012;32:345-53 pubmed publisher
    This study evaluated the efficacy of the combined application of chitosan (CHI) and Origanum vulgare L...
  11. Lamien Meda A, Lukas B, Schmiderer C, Franz C, Novak J. Validation of a quantitative assay of arbutin using gas chromatography in Origanum majorana and Arctostaphylos uva-ursi extracts. Phytochem Anal. 2009;20:416-20 pubmed publisher
    ..Arbutin is a skin-whitening agent that occurs naturally in the bark and leaves of various plants. It is commonly quantified in plant extracts and skin-whitening products by HPLC...
  12. Ocaña Fuentes A, Arranz Gutiérrez E, Señorans F, Reglero G. Supercritical fluid extraction of oregano (Origanum vulgare) essentials oils: anti-inflammatory properties based on cytokine response on THP-1 macrophages. Food Chem Toxicol. 2010;48:1568-75 pubmed publisher
    Two fractions (S1 and S2) of an oregano (Origanum vulgare) extract obtained by supercritical fluid extraction have been used to test anti-inflammatory effects on activated human THP-1 cells...
  13. Ozel M, Kaymaz H. Superheated water extraction, steam distillation and Soxhlet extraction of essential oils of Origanum onites. Anal Bioanal Chem. 2004;379:1127-33 pubmed
    ..and Soxhlet extraction were compared in the extraction of essential oils from two samples of the plant Origanum onites, one cultivated, the other wild...
  14. Crocoll C, Asbach J, Novak J, Gershenzon J, Degenhardt J. Terpene synthases of oregano (Origanum vulgare L.) and their roles in the pathway and regulation of terpene biosynthesis. Plant Mol Biol. 2010;73:587-603 pubmed publisher
    The aroma, flavor and pharmaceutical value of cultivated oregano (Origanum vulgare L.) is a consequence of its essential oil which consists mostly of monoterpenes and sesquiterpenes...
  15. De Martino L, De Feo V, Formisano C, Mignola E, Senatore F. Chemical composition and antimicrobial activity of the essential oils from three chemotypes of Origanum vulgare L. ssp. hirtum (Link) Ietswaart growing wild in Campania (Southern Italy). Molecules. 2009;14:2735-46 pubmed publisher
    Essential oils obtained from inflorescences of three Origanum vulgare L.ssp. hirtum (Link) Ietswaart samples, growing wild in different locations in Campania (Southern Italy), were analysed...
  16. Koukoulitsa C, Zika C, Geromichalos G, Demopoulos V, Skaltsa H. Evaluation of aldose reductase inhibition and docking studies of some secondary metabolites, isolated from Origanum vulgare L. ssp. hirtum. Bioorg Med Chem. 2006;14:1653-9 pubmed
    Five polar constituents of Origanum vulgare L. ssp. hirtum were investigated for their ability to inhibit aldose reductase (ALR2), the first enzyme of the polyol pathway implicated in the secondary complications of diabetes...
  17. Chorianopoulos N, Kalpoutzakis E, Aligiannis N, Mitaku S, Nychas G, Haroutounian S. Essential oils of Satureja, Origanum, and Thymus species: chemical composition and antibacterial activities against foodborne pathogens. J Agric Food Chem. 2004;52:8261-7 pubmed
    ..parnassica Heldr. and Sart ex Boiss.; species endemic to the island of Crete, Origanum dictamnus L.; and species widely distributed in the Mediterranean region, Satureja thymbra L...
  18. Matsuura H, Chiji H, Asakawa C, Amano M, Yoshihara T, Mizutani J. DPPH radical scavengers from dried leaves of oregano (Origanum vulgare). Biosci Biotechnol Biochem. 2003;67:2311-6 pubmed
    ..DPPH) radical scavenging activities were found in the extract of dried leaves of oregano (Origanum vulgare)...
  19. Ozdemir B, Ekbul A, Topal N, Sarandol E, Sag S, Baser K, et al. Effects of Origanum onites on endothelial function and serum biochemical markers in hyperlipidaemic patients. J Int Med Res. 2008;36:1326-34 pubmed
    The effects of Origanum onites on endothelial function and antioxidative status were investigated in 48 patients with mild hyperlipidaemia who required no drug therapy...
  20. Al Kalaldeh J, Abu Dahab R, Afifi F. Volatile oil composition and antiproliferative activity of Laurus nobilis, Origanum syriacum, Origanum vulgare, and Salvia triloba against human breast adenocarcinoma cells. Nutr Res. 2010;30:271-8 pubmed publisher
    ..The composition of the essential oils of Laurus nobilis L, Origanum syriacum L, Origanum vulgare L, and Salvia triloba L was analyzed by gas chromatography-mass spectrometry...
  21. Dundar E, Olgun E, Isiksoy S, Kurkcuoglu M, Baser K, Bal C. The effects of intra-rectal and intra-peritoneal application of Origanum onites L. essential oil on 2,4,6-trinitrobenzenesulfonic acid-induced colitis in the rat. Exp Toxicol Pathol. 2008;59:399-408 pubmed publisher
    ..study is to investigate the treatment efficiency of intra-rectal (IR) and intra-peritoneal (IP) application of Origanum onites essential oil (OOEO), which is a well-known antioxidant, in the colitis model induced by 2,4,6-..
  22. Al Howiriny T, Alsheikh A, Alqasoumi S, Al Yahya M, ElTahir K, Rafatullah S. Protective Effect of Origanum majorana L. 'Marjoram' on various models of gastric mucosal injury in rats. Am J Chin Med. 2009;37:531-45 pubmed
    Marjoram,' Origanum majorana L., a culinary aromatic medicinal herb is known to possess various therapeutic properties...
  23. Larkov O, Zaks A, Bar E, Lewinsohn E, Dudai N, Mayer A, et al. Enantioselective monoterpene alcohol acetylation in Origanum, Mentha and Salvia species. Phytochemistry. 2008;69:2565-71 pubmed publisher
    Selected plants within the Origanum, Mentha and Salvia genera, that contain significant amounts of chiral volatile alcohols and their related acetates, exhibit remarkable enantioselectivity of alcohol acetyl transferase (AAT) activity and ..
  24. Kawabata J, Mizuhata K, Sato E, Nishioka T, Aoyama Y, Kasai T. 6-hydroxyflavonoids as alpha-glucosidase inhibitors from marjoram (Origanum majorana) leaves. Biosci Biotechnol Biochem. 2003;67:445-7 pubmed
    ..The two feruloylglucosides are novel compounds...
  25. Chou T, Ding H, Hung W, Liang C. Antioxidative characteristics and inhibition of alpha-melanocyte-stimulating hormone-stimulated melanogenesis of vanillin and vanillic acid from Origanum vulgare. Exp Dermatol. 2010;19:742-50 pubmed publisher
    The antioxidant activities of vanillin and vanillic acid isolated from Origanum vulgare are investigated. These compounds may serve as agents for antimelanogenesis...
  26. Santoyo S, Cavero S, Jaime L, Ibanez E, Señorans F, Reglero G. Supercritical carbon dioxide extraction of compounds with antimicrobial activity from Origanum vulgare L.: determination of optimal extraction parameters. J Food Prot. 2006;69:369-75 pubmed
    ..Consequently, it was confirmed that essential oil from experiment 5, with the best antimicrobial activity, also presented the highest quantity of carvacrol...
  27. Karakaya S, El S, Karagözlü N, Sahin S. Antioxidant and antimicrobial activities of essential oils obtained from oregano (Origanum vulgare ssp. hirtum) by using different extraction methods. J Med Food. 2011;14:645-52 pubmed publisher
    In this study, antioxidant and antimicrobial activities of essential oils obtained from oregano (Origanum vulgare ssp...
  28. Johnson C, Kazantzis A, Skoula M, Mitteregger U, Novak J. Seasonal, populational and ontogenic variation in the volatile oil content and composition of individuals of Origanum vulgare subsp. Hirtum, assessed by GC headspace analysis and by SPME sampling of individual oil glands. Phytochem Anal. 2004;15:286-92 pubmed
    ..However it was found that the oil composition of individual glands within a single leaf varied considerably, most notably in respect of the production of carvacrol and its isomer thymol...
  29. Bouhdid S, Abrini J, Zhiri A, Espuny M, Manresa A. Investigation of functional and morphological changes in Pseudomonas aeruginosa and Staphylococcus aureus cells induced by Origanum compactum essential oil. J Appl Microbiol. 2009;106:1558-68 pubmed publisher
    Evaluation of the cellular effects of Origanum compactum essential oil on Pseudomonas aeruginosa ATCC 27853 and Staphylococcus aureus ATCC 29213.
  30. Baranska M, Schulz H, Kruger H, Quilitzsch R. Chemotaxonomy of aromatic plants of the genus Origanum via vibrational spectroscopy. Anal Bioanal Chem. 2005;381:1241-7 pubmed
    ..The spectroscopic data presented here correlate very well with those found by gas chromatography (GC) analysis...
  31. Cetin H, Yanikoglu A. A study of the larvicidal activity of Origanum (Labiatae) species from southwest Turkey. J Vector Ecol. 2006;31:118-22 pubmed
    The insecticidal activity of essential oils isolated from two species of Origanum (Origanum onites L. and Origanum minutiflorum (O. Schwarz and P.H...
  32. Bozin B, Mimica Dukic N, Simin N, Anackov G. Characterization of the volatile composition of essential oils of some lamiaceae spices and the antimicrobial and antioxidant activities of the entire oils. J Agric Food Chem. 2006;54:1822-8 pubmed
    The essential oils of Ocimum basilicum L., Origanum vulgare L., and Thymus vulgaris L. were analyzed by means of gas chromatography-mass spectrometry and assayed for their antioxidant and antimicrobial activities...
  33. Miron T, Plaza M, Bahrim G, Ibanez E, Herrero M. Chemical composition of bioactive pressurized extracts of Romanian aromatic plants. J Chromatogr A. 2011;1218:4918-27 pubmed publisher
    ..extraction (PLE) has been employed to isolate bioactive compounds from three native Romanian plants, oregano (Origanum vulgare), tarragon (Artemisia dracunculus) and wild thyme (Thymus serpyllum)...
  34. Liang C, Chou T, Ding H. Inhibition of melanogensis by a novel origanoside from Origanum vulgare. J Dermatol Sci. 2010;57:170-7 pubmed publisher
    ..However, few have been employed as skin-whitening agents, primarily because of numerous safety concerns...
  35. Sankar R, Karthik A, Prabu A, Karthik S, Shivashangari K, Ravikumar V. Origanum vulgare mediated biosynthesis of silver nanoparticles for its antibacterial and anticancer activity. Colloids Surf B Biointerfaces. 2013;108:80-4 pubmed publisher
    In the present study, we achieved silver nanoparticles using the aqueous extract of Origanum vulgare (Oregano) by reducing 1mM silver nitrate (AgNO3) solution...
  36. Lukas B, Schmiderer C, Franz C, Novak J. Composition of essential oil compounds from different Syrian populations of Origanum syriacum L. (Lamiaceae). J Agric Food Chem. 2009;57:1362-5 pubmed publisher
    ..compositions of the essential oil compounds of 117 individual plants belonging to 11 Syrian populations of Origanum syriacum L. (Lamiaceae) were studied by GC-FID and GC-MS...
  37. Sokmen M, Serkedjieva J, Daferera D, Gulluce M, Polissiou M, Tepe B, et al. In vitro antioxidant, antimicrobial, and antiviral activities of the essential oil and various extracts from herbal parts and callus cultures of Origanum acutidens. J Agric Food Chem. 2004;52:3309-12 pubmed
    The essential oil and various extracts obtained from Origanum acutidens and methanol extracts (MeOH) from callus cultures have been evaluated for their antioxidative, antimicrobial, and antiviral properties...
  38. Sarac N, Ugur A. Antimicrobial activities of the essential oils of Origanum onites L., Origanum vulgare L. subspecies hirtum (Link) Ietswaart, Satureja thymbra L., and Thymus cilicicus Boiss. & Bal. growing wild in Turkey. J Med Food. 2008;11:568-73 pubmed publisher
    In the present study, four separate samples of Origanum onites L., three separate samples of Satureja thymbra L., Origanum vulgare L. ssp. hirtum (Link) Ietswaart, and Thymus cilicicus Boiss. & Bal...
  39. Tian H, Lai D. [Analysis on the volatile oil in Origanum vulgare]. Zhong Yao Cai. 2006;29:920-1 pubmed
    To analysis compositions of the volatile oil in Origanum vulgare.
  40. Gortzi O, Lala S, Chinou I, Tsaknis J. Evaluation of the antimicrobial and antioxidant activities of Origanum dictamnus extracts before and after encapsulation in liposomes. Molecules. 2007;12:932-45 pubmed
    ..dictamnus (240 ppm) showed higher activity than butylated hydroxytoluene. After encapsulation in liposomes the antioxidant as well as antimicrobial activities proved to be higher than those of the same extracts in pure form...
  41. Rosato A, Vitali C, Piarulli M, Mazzotta M, Argentieri M, Mallamaci R. In vitro synergic efficacy of the combination of Nystatin with the essential oils of Origanum vulgare and Pelargonium graveolens against some Candida species. Phytomedicine. 2009;16:972-5 pubmed publisher
    In this study we investigated a synergistic effect between the essential oils Origanum vulgare, Pelargonium graveolens and Melaleuca alternifolia and the antifungal compound Nystatin...
  42. Kulisic T, Krisko A, Dragovic Uzelac V, Milos M, Pifat G. The effects of essential oils and aqueous tea infusions of oregano (Origanum vulgare L. spp. hirtum), thyme (Thymus vulgaris L.) and wild thyme (Thymus serpyllum L.) on the copper-induced oxidation of human low-density lipoproteins. Int J Food Sci Nutr. 2007;58:87-93 pubmed
    ..These findings may have implications for the effect of these compounds on LDL in vivo...
  43. Dadalioglu I, Evrendilek G. Chemical compositions and antibacterial effects of essential oils of Turkish oregano (Origanum minutiflorum), bay laurel (Laurus nobilis), Spanish lavender (Lavandula stoechas L.), and fennel (Foeniculum vulgare) on common foodborne pathogens. J Agric Food Chem. 2004;52:8255-60 pubmed
    Chemical compositions and inhibitory effects of essential oils of Turkish oregano (Origanum minutiflorum O. Schwarz & P. H. Davis), bay laurel (Laurus nobilis L.), Spanish lavender (Lavandula stoechas subsp. stoechas L...
  44. Koukoulitsa C, Karioti A, Bergonzi M, Pescitelli G, Di Bari L, Skaltsa H. Polar constituents from the aerial parts of Origanum vulgare L. Ssp. hirtum growing wild in Greece. J Agric Food Chem. 2006;54:5388-92 pubmed
    From the polar extracts of Origanum vulgare L. ssp. hirtum 19 compounds have been isolated...
  45. Bostancıoğlu R, Kurkcuoglu M, Baser K, Koparal A. Assessment of anti-angiogenic and anti-tumoral potentials of Origanum onites L. essential oil. Food Chem Toxicol. 2012;50:2002-8 pubmed publisher
    ..We have investigated the essential oil of Origanum onites L. (OOEO), for a possible anti-angiogenic activity...
  46. Hossain M, Brunton N, Patras A, Tiwari B, O Donnell C, Martin Diana A, et al. Optimization of ultrasound assisted extraction of antioxidant compounds from marjoram (Origanum majorana L.) using response surface methodology. Ultrason Sonochem. 2012;19:582-90 pubmed publisher
    ..05) higher than solid/liquid extracts. Predicted models were highly significant (p < 0.05) for all the parameters studied with high regression coefficients (R(2)) ranging from 0.58 to 0.989...
  47. Hajjo R, Afifi F, Battah A. Multiresidue pesticide analysis of the medicinal plant Origanum syriacum. Food Addit Contam. 2007;24:274-9 pubmed
    b>Origanum syriacum is a medicinal plant widely used in Jordan both as a folk remedy and in the food and beverage industry...
  48. Mossa A, Nawwar G. Free radical scavenging and antiacetylcholinesterase activities of Origanum majorana L. essential oil. Hum Exp Toxicol. 2011;30:1501-13 pubmed publisher
    In the present study, Origanum majorana L. essential oil (EO) was analyzed by gas chromatography-mass spectrometry (GC-MS) and evaluated for free radical scavenging and anticholinesterase activities...
  49. Tzortzakis N. Ethanol, vinegar and Origanum vulgare oil vapour suppress the development of anthracnose rot in tomato fruit. Int J Food Microbiol. 2010;142:14-8 pubmed publisher
    ..fruit was evaluated after treatment with absolute ethyl alcohol (AEA), vinegar (VIN), chlorine (CHL) or origanum oil (ORI) and storage at 12 degrees C and 95% relative humidity during or following exposure to the volatiles...
  50. Serio A, Chiarini M, Tettamanti E, Paparella A. Electronic paramagnetic resonance investigation of the activity of Origanum vulgare L. essential oil on the Listeria monocytogenes membrane. Lett Appl Microbiol. 2010;51:149-57 pubmed publisher
    ..To evaluate the effect of oregano essential oil on Listeria monocytogenes cytoplasmic membrane...
  51. Yazdanparast R, Shahriyary L. Comparative effects of Artemisia dracunculus, Satureja hortensis and Origanum majorana on inhibition of blood platelet adhesion, aggregation and secretion. Vascul Pharmacol. 2008;48:32-7 pubmed
    ..Artemisia dracunculus (tarragon), Satureja hortensis (summer savory) and Origanum majorana (marjoram) are used as blood anti-coagulator in Iranian folk medicine...
  52. Srihari T, Sengottuvelan M, Nalini N. Dose-dependent effect of oregano (Origanum vulgare L.) on lipid peroxidation and antioxidant status in 1,2-dimethylhydrazine-induced rat colon carcinogenesis. J Pharm Pharmacol. 2008;60:787-94 pubmed publisher
    ..We have investigated the effect of an aqueous extract of oregano (Origanum vulgare. L...
  53. Chou T, Ding H, Lin R, Liang J, Liang C. Inhibition of melanogenesis and oxidation by protocatechuic acid from Origanum vulgare (oregano). J Nat Prod. 2010;73:1767-74 pubmed publisher
    Antioxidant and antimelanogenesis activities of protocatechuic acid (1) from Origanum vulgare (oregano) were investigated...
  54. Hazzit M, Baaliouamer A, Faleiro M, Miguel M. Composition of the essential oils of Thymus and Origanum species from Algeria and their antioxidant and antimicrobial activities. J Agric Food Chem. 2006;54:6314-21 pubmed
    The composition of the essential oils of Origanum and Thymus species restricted to Algeria and the North Africa region was determined. Antioxidant and antibacterial activities of the isolated essential oils were also determined...
  55. Shen D, Pan M, Wu Q, Park C, Juliani H, Ho C, et al. LC-MS method for the simultaneous quantitation of the anti-inflammatory constituents in oregano (Origanum species). J Agric Food Chem. 2010;58:7119-25 pubmed publisher
    Oregano (Origanum spp...
  56. Cetin H, Cilek J, Aydin L, Yanikoglu A. Acaricidal effects of the essential oil of Origanum minutiflorum (Lamiaceae) against Rhipicephalus turanicus (Acari: Ixodidae). Vet Parasitol. 2009;160:359-61 pubmed publisher
    The acaricidal effects of the volatile essential oil Origanum minutiflorum O. Schwarz & P.H. Davis (Lamiaceae) against adult Rhipicephalus turanicus was evaluated at a variety of concentrations and exposure times...
  57. Dorman H, Bachmayer O, Koşar M, Hiltunen R. Antioxidant properties of aqueous extracts from selected lamiaceae species grown in Turkey. J Agric Food Chem. 2004;52:762-70 pubmed
    ..Reichb. f.), sweet marjoram (Majorana hortensis Moench), Syrian oregano (Origanum syriacum L.), Toka oregano (Origanum minutiflorum O. Schwarz et P. H...