myrtus

Summary

Summary: A plant genus of the family MYRTACEAE. Members contain PHYTOHEMAGGLUTININS.

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  1. Sumbul S, Ahmad M, Asif M, Saud I, Akhtar M. Evaluation of Myrtus communis Linn. berries (common myrtle) in experimental ulcer models in rats. Hum Exp Toxicol. 2010;29:935-44 pubmed publisher
    The present study was conducted to investigate the protective effect of the dried berries of Myrtus communis L. in gastric ulcer against ethanol, indomethacin and pyloric ligation induced models in Wistar rats...
  2. Romani A, Coinu R, Carta S, Pinelli P, Galardi C, Vincieri F, et al. Evaluation of antioxidant effect of different extracts of Myrtus communis L. Free Radic Res. 2004;38:97-103 pubmed
    ..Antioxidant-rich fractions were prepared from myrtle (Myrtus communis L.) leaves liquid-liquid extraction (LLE) with different solvents...
  3. Tuberoso C, Barra A, Angioni A, Sarritzu E, Pirisi F. Chemical composition of volatiles in Sardinian myrtle (Myrtus communis L.) alcoholic extracts and essential oils. J Agric Food Chem. 2006;54:1420-6 pubmed
    The chemical composition of the volatile fraction of myrtle (Myrtus communis L.) alcoholic extracts and essential oils from leaves and berries collected in different places in Sardinia (Italy) was studied...
  4. Aidi Wannes W, Mhamdi B, Marzouk B. Essential oil composition of two myrtus communis L. varieties grown in North Tunisia. Ital J Biochem. 2007;56:180-6 pubmed
    Two Myrtus communis varieties (var. italica and baetica) were studied in order to investigate their essential oil yield and composition. Essential oil yield varied in leaves, fruits and stems. So, in leaves, it was 0.5% for italica and 0...
  5. Deriu A, Branca G, Molicotti P, Pintore G, Chessa M, Tirillini B, et al. In vitro activity of essential oil of Myrtus communis L. against Helicobacter pylori. Int J Antimicrob Agents. 2007;30:562-3 pubmed
  6. Amensour M, Sendra E, Abrini J, Bouhdid S, Pérez Alvarez J, Fernández López J. Total phenolic content and antioxidant activity of myrtle (Myrtus communis) extracts. Nat Prod Commun. 2009;4:819-24 pubmed
    The total phenolic content and antioxidant activity of methanolic, ethanolic and aqueous extracts of myrtle (Myrtus communis) leaves and berries were measured to find new potential sources of natural antioxidants...
  7. Mahboubi M, Ghazian Bidgoli F. In vitro synergistic efficacy of combination of amphotericin B with Myrtus communis essential oil against clinical isolates of Candida albicans. Phytomedicine. 2010;17:771-4 pubmed publisher
    In this study, we evaluated the antifungal activity of the essential oil from Myrtus communis (myrtle) leaves against Candida albicans (eight clinical isolates and one ATCC type strains) and different species of Aspergillus sp (A...
  8. Aidi Wannes W, Mhamdi B, Sriti J, Ben Jemia M, Ouchikh O, Hamdaoui G, et al. Antioxidant activities of the essential oils and methanol extracts from myrtle (Myrtus communis var. italica L.) leaf, stem and flower. Food Chem Toxicol. 2010;48:1362-70 pubmed publisher
    ..to examine the chemical composition and antioxidant activity of the essential oils and methanol extracts of Myrtus communis var. italica L. leaf, stem and flower...
  9. Messaoud C, Boussaid M. Myrtus communis berry color morphs: a comparative analysis of essential oils, fatty acids, phenolic compounds, and antioxidant activities. Chem Biodivers. 2011;8:300-10 pubmed publisher
    Extracts of mature dark blue and white berries from two Tunisian Myrtus communis morphs growing at the same site were assessed for their essential-oil and fatty-acid compositions, phenolic contents, and antioxidant activities...

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  1. Alem G, Mekonnen Y, Tiruneh M, Mulu A. Invitro antibacterial activity of crude preparation of myrtle (Myrtus communis) on common human pathogens. Ethiop Med J. 2008;46:63-9 pubmed
    Myrtle "Addus" (Myrtus communis) has long history as a traditional medicine/or different infectious disease by many peoples of the world and in Ethiopia too.
  2. Hosseinzadeh H, Khoshdel M, Ghorbani M. Antinociceptive, anti-inflammatory effects and acute toxicity of aqueous and ethanolic extracts of Myrtus communis L. Aerial parts in mice. J Acupunct Meridian Stud. 2011;4:242-7 pubmed publisher
    b>Myrtus communis L. aerial parts have been used in traditional medicine for the treatment of inflammatory disease...
  3. Hayder N, Bouhlel I, Skandrani I, Kadri M, Steiman R, Guiraud P, et al. In vitro antioxidant and antigenotoxic potentials of myricetin-3-o-galactoside and myricetin-3-o-rhamnoside from Myrtus communis: modulation of expression of genes involved in cell defence system using cDNA microarray. Toxicol In Vitro. 2008;22:567-81 pubmed publisher
    Antioxidant activity of myricetin-3-o-galactoside and myricetin-3-o-rhamnoside, isolated from the leaves of Myrtus communis, was determined by the ability of each compound to inhibit xanthine oxidase activity, lipid peroxidation and to ..
  4. Janbaz K, Nisa M, Saqib F, Imran I, Zia Ul Haq M, De Feo V. Bronchodilator, vasodilator and spasmolytic activities of methanolic extract of Myrtus communis L. J Physiol Pharmacol. 2013;64:479-84 pubmed
    The present study was undertaken to validate some of the folkloric claims about the effectiveness of the use of a Myrtus communis L. crude methanol extract (Mc.Cr) in gastrointestinal, respiratory and vascular diseases. Mc...
  5. Rosa A, Deiana M, Casu V, Corona G, Appendino G, Bianchi F, et al. Antioxidant activity of oligomeric acylphloroglucinols from Myrtus communis L. Free Radic Res. 2003;37:1013-9 pubmed
    The use of myrtle (Myrtus communis L.) as a culinary spice and as a flavoring agent for alcoholic beverages is widespread in the Mediterranean area, and especially in Sardinia...
  6. Yadegarinia D, Gachkar L, Rezaei M, Taghizadeh M, Astaneh S, Rasooli I. Biochemical activities of Iranian Mentha piperita L. and Myrtus communis L. essential oils. Phytochemistry. 2006;67:1249-55 pubmed
    GC-MS analysis of essential oils of Iranian Mentha piperita and Myrtus communis extracted by hydrodistillation lead to identification of 26 and 32 compounds, respectively...
  7. Bouzabata A, Bazzali O, Cabral C, Gonçalves M, Cruz M, Bighelli A, et al. New compounds, chemical composition, antifungal activity and cytotoxicity of the essential oil from Myrtus nivellei Batt. & Trab., an endemic species of Central Sahara. J Ethnopharmacol. 2013;149:613-20 pubmed publisher
    b>Myrtus nivellei Batt. & Trab. (Myrtaceae) known as Sahara myrtle is appreciated by the Touaregs as medicinal plant. Infusion of leaves is employed against diarrhea and blennorrhea...
  8. Yoshimura M, Amakura Y, Tokuhara M, Yoshida T. Polyphenolic compounds isolated from the leaves of Myrtus communis. J Nat Med. 2008;62:366-8 pubmed publisher
    ..8), 3-O-beta-D-galactoside 6''-O-gallate (9), and 3-O-alpha-L-rhamnoside (10)] were isolated from the leaves of Myrtus communis...
  9. Rosa A, Melis M, Deiana M, Atzeri A, Appendino G, Corona G, et al. Protective effect of the oligomeric acylphloroglucinols from Myrtus communis on cholesterol and human low density lipoprotein oxidation. Chem Phys Lipids. 2008;155:16-23 pubmed publisher
    Myrtle (Myrtus communis L...
  10. Babaee N, Mansourian A, Momen Heravi F, Moghadamnia A, Momen Beitollahi J. The efficacy of a paste containing Myrtus communis (Myrtle) in the management of recurrent aphthous stomatitis: a randomized controlled trial. Clin Oral Investig. 2010;14:65-70 pubmed publisher
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the clinical efficacy of a novel paste containing Myrtus communis (Myrtle) in the treatment of recurrent aphthous stomatitis...
  11. Albaladejo R, Carrillo L, Aparicio A, Fernandez Manjarres J, González Varo J. Population genetic structure in Myrtus communis L. in a chronically fragmented landscape in the Mediterranean: can gene flow counteract habitat perturbation?. Plant Biol (Stuttg). 2009;11:442-53 pubmed publisher
    ..markers, we quantified seed-mediated gene flow and population genetic diversity and structure in 14 populations of Myrtus communis (myrtle), a common endozoochorous shrub species of forest patches in lowland agricultural Mediterranean ..
  12. Appendino G, Maxia L, Bettoni P, Locatelli M, Valdivia C, Ballero M, et al. Antibacterial galloylated alkylphloroglucinol glucosides from myrtle (Myrtus communis). J Nat Prod. 2006;69:251-4 pubmed
    ..Despite their close similarity, significant antibacterial activity was shown only by one of these compounds (3b, gallomyrtucommulone B), while the G3 hormone (4) was inactive...
  13. Hayder N, Abdelwahed A, Kilani S, Ammar R, Mahmoud A, Ghedira K, et al. Anti-genotoxic and free-radical scavenging activities of extracts from (Tunisian) Myrtus communis. Mutat Res. 2004;564:89-95 pubmed
    The effect of extracts from leaves of Myrtus communis on the SOS reponse induced by Aflatoxin B1 (AFB1) and Nifuroxazide was investigated in a bacterial assay system, i.e. the SOS chromotest with Escherichia coli PQ37...
  14. Barboni T, Cannac M, Massi L, Perez Ramirez Y, Chiaramonti N. Variability of polyphenol compounds in Myrtus communis L. (Myrtaceae) berries from Corsica. Molecules. 2010;15:7849-60 pubmed publisher
    Polyphenol compounds were extracted from Myrtus communis L. berries (Myrtaceae) by maceration in 70% ethanol and analysed by HPLC-DAD and electrospray mass spectrometry...
  15. Pereira P, Cebola M, Bernardo Gil M. Evolution of the yields and composition of essential oil from Portuguese myrtle (Myrtus comunis L.) through the vegetative cycle. Molecules. 2009;14:3094-105 pubmed publisher
    ..7% (berries)-21.5% (leaves)], and linalool [6.2% (leaves)-36.5% (berries)]. Portuguese myrtle belongs to the group of myrtles which are characterized by the presence of myrtenyl acetate as one of the major components...
  16. Serce S, Ekbiç E, Suda J, Gunduz K, Kiyga Y. Karyological features of wild and cultivated forms of myrtle (Myrtus communis, Myrtaceae). Genet Mol Res. 2010;9:429-33 pubmed publisher
    ..We concluded that despite considerable morphological differentiation, cultivated and wild myrtle genotypes in Turkey have similar karyological features. ..
  17. Bouzabata A, Castola V, Bighelli A, Abed L, Casanova J, Tomi F. Chemical variability of Algerian Myrtus communis L. Chem Biodivers. 2013;10:129-37 pubmed publisher
    The composition of 55 samples of essential oil isolated from the aerial parts of wild growing Myrtus communis L...
  18. Choudhary M, Khan N, Ahmad M, Yousuf S, Fun H, Soomro S, et al. New inhibitors of ROS generation and T-cell proliferation from Myrtus communis. Org Lett. 2013;15:1862-5 pubmed publisher
    Phytochemical investigation on Myrtus communis Linn. afforded myrtucommuacetalone (1) with an unprecedented carbon skeleton and a new phloroglucinol-type compound, myrtucommulone M (2), along with four known constituents 3-6...
  19. Mansour A, Celano R, Mencherini T, Picerno P, Piccinelli A, Foudil Cherif Y, et al. A new cineol derivative, polyphenols and norterpenoids from Saharan myrtle tea (Myrtus nivellei): Isolation, structure determination, quantitative determination and antioxidant activity. Fitoterapia. 2017;119:32-39 pubmed publisher
    ..a tri-galloylquinic acid (4), two flavonol glycosides (5 and 9), and a tetra-galloylglucose (7), were reported in Myrtus spp. for the first time...
  20. Tattini M, Remorini D, Pinelli P, Agati G, Saracini E, Traversi M, et al. Morpho-anatomical, physiological and biochemical adjustments in response to root zone salinity stress and high solar radiation in two Mediterranean evergreen shrubs, Myrtus communis and Pistacia lentiscus. New Phytol. 2006;170:779-94 pubmed
    Salt- and light-induced changes in morpho-anatomical, physiological and biochemical traits were analysed in Myrtus communis and Pistacia lentiscus with a view to explaining their ecological distribution in the Mediterranean basin...
  21. Sepici A, Gurbuz I, Cevik C, Yesilada E. Hypoglycaemic effects of myrtle oil in normal and alloxan-diabetic rabbits. J Ethnopharmacol. 2004;93:311-8 pubmed
    b>Myrtus communis L. (Myrtaceae) leaves as well as the volatile oil (Myrtii Oleum; MO) obtained from the leaves are used to lower the blood glucose level in type-2 diabetic patients in Turkish folk medicine...
  22. Tumen I, Senol F, Orhan I. Inhibitory potential of the leaves and berries of Myrtus communis L. (myrtle) against enzymes linked to neurodegenerative diseases and their antioxidant actions. Int J Food Sci Nutr. 2012;63:387-92 pubmed publisher
    The dichloromethane (DCM), acetone, ethyl acetate and methanol extracts of the leaves and berries of Myrtus communis L...
  23. Maxia A, Frau M, Falconieri D, Karchuli M, Kasture S. Essential oil of Myrtus communis inhibits inflammation in rats by reducing serum IL-6 and TNF-alpha. Nat Prod Commun. 2011;6:1545-8 pubmed
    The topical antiinflammatory activity of the essential oil of Myrtus communis L...
  24. Fortuna M, Albaladejo R, Fernandez L, Aparicio A, Bascompte J. Networks of spatial genetic variation across species. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2009;106:19044-9 pubmed publisher
    ..This variation creates a tremendous challenge for the prioritization of patches to conserve the genetic variation of multispecies assemblages...
  25. Acosta Motos J, Diaz Vivancos P, Álvarez S, Fernández García N, Sánchez Blanco M, Hernández J. NaCl-induced physiological and biochemical adaptative mechanisms in the ornamental Myrtus communis L. plants. J Plant Physiol. 2015;183:41-51 pubmed publisher
    Physiological and biochemical changes in Myrtus communis L. plants after being subjected to different solutions of NaCl (44, and 88 mM) for up to 30 days (Phase I) and after recovery from the salinity period (Phase II) were studied...
  26. Ines S, Ines B, Wissem B, Mohamed B, Nawel H, Dijoux Franca M, et al. In vitro antioxidant and antigenotoxic potentials of 3,5-O-di-galloylquinic acid extracted from Myrtus communis leaves and modulation of cell gene expression by H2O2. J Appl Toxicol. 2012;32:333-41 pubmed publisher
    3,5-O-di-galloylquinic acid (DGQA) purified from leaves of Myrtus communis was investigated for its antioxidative, antiproliferative and antigenotoxic activities...
  27. Zeidán Chuliá F, Rybarczyk Filho J, Gursoy M, Kononen E, Uitto V, Gursoy O, et al. Bioinformatical and in vitro approaches to essential oil-induced matrix metalloproteinase inhibition. Pharm Biol. 2012;50:675-86 pubmed publisher
    ..Matrix metalloproteinase (MMP) inhibition characteristics of Salvia fruticosa Miller (Labiatae), Myrtus communis Linnaeus (Myrtaceae), Juniperus communis Linnaeus (Cupressaceae), and Lavandula stoechas Linnaeus (..
  28. Sen A, Ozkan S, Recebova K, Cevik O, Ercan F, Kervancioglu Demirci E, et al. Effects of Myrtus communis extract treatment in bile duct ligated rats. J Surg Res. 2016;205:359-367 pubmed publisher
    The aim of our study was to investigate the antifibrotic and antioxidant effects of Myrtus communis subsp. communis (MC) extract against liver injury and fibrosis occurring in rats with biliary obstruction...
  29. Wannes W, Marzouk B. Characterization of myrtle seed (Myrtus communis var. baetica) as a source of lipids, phenolics, and antioxidant activities. J Food Drug Anal. 2016;24:316-323 pubmed publisher
    ..aimed to characterize the chemical composition and antioxidant activity of the oil and the methanolic extract of Myrtus communis var. baetica seed. The oil yield of myrtle seed was 8...
  30. Cottiglia F, Casu L, Leonti M, Caboni P, Floris C, Busonera B, et al. Cytotoxic phloroglucinols from the leaves of Myrtus communis. J Nat Prod. 2012;75:225-9 pubmed publisher
    Bioactivity-guided fractionation of a dichloromethane extract of the leaves of Myrtus communis led to the isolation of phloroglucinol derivatives...
  31. Barać A, Donadu M, Usai D, Spirić V, Mazzarello V, Zanetti S, et al. Correction to: Antifungal activity of Myrtus communis against Malassezia sp. isolated from the skin of patients with pityriasis versicolor. Infection. 2018;46:287 pubmed publisher
    ..The original version of this article unfortunately contained two mistakes in authors' names. ..
  32. Ayatollahi Mousavi S, Kazemi A. In vitro and in vivo antidermatophytic activities of some Iranian medicinal plants. Med Mycol. 2015;53:852-9 pubmed publisher
    ..In addition, the in vivo therapeutic effects of Myrtus communis L. and Cinnamomum zeylanicum Blume extracts (the most active extracts) on dermatophytosis induced by M...
  33. Mansouri Taee H, Hajimoradloo A, Hoseinifar S, Ahmadvand H. Dietary Myrtle (Myrtus communis L.) improved non-specific immune parameters and bactericidal activity of skin mucus in rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss) fingerlings. Fish Shellfish Immunol. 2017;64:320-324 pubmed publisher
    The present study examined the effects of dietary Myrtle (Myrtus communis L.) on non-specific immune parameters and bactericidal activity of skin mucus in rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss) fingerlings...
  34. Shahnazi M, Azadmehr A, Jondabeh M, Hajiaghaee R, Norian R, Aghaei H, et al. Evaluating the effect of Myrtus communis on programmed cell death in hydatid cyst protoscolices. Asian Pac J Trop Med. 2017;10:1072-1076 pubmed publisher
    ..the possible involvement of programmed cell death strategy in hydatid cyst protoscolices following treatment with Myrtus communis (M. communis) as an herbal medicine...
  35. Gunduz G, Gönül S, Karapinar M. Efficacy of myrtle oil against Salmonella Typhimurium on fresh produce. Int J Food Microbiol. 2009;130:147-50 pubmed publisher
    The antimicrobial activity of myrtle leaves (Myrtus communis) oil was tested against the nalidixic acid resistant strain of Salmonella Typhimurium ATCC 13311. An inoculum (100 microl, ca...
  36. Sarais G, D URSO G, Lai C, Pirisi F, Pizza C, Montoro P. Targeted and untargeted mass spectrometric approaches in discrimination between Myrtus communis cultivars from Sardinia region. J Mass Spectrom. 2016;51:704-15 pubmed publisher
    In the present study, the discrimination of phytochemical content of Myrtus communis berries from different geographical origin and cultivars was explored by Liquid Chromatography-Electrospray Ionization-Fourier Transform-Mass ..
  37. Kordali S, Usanmaz A, Cakir A, Komaki A, Ercisli S. Antifungal and Herbicidal Effects of Fruit Essential Oils of Four Myrtus communis Genotypes. Chem Biodivers. 2016;13:77-84 pubmed publisher
    The chemical composition of the essential oils isolated by hydrodistillation from the fruits of four selected Myrtus communis L. genotypes from Turkey was characterized by GC-FID and GC/MS analyses. 1,8-Cineole (29.20-31...
  38. Gerbeth K, Hüsch J, Meins J, Rossi A, Sautebin L, Wiechmann K, et al. Myrtucommulone from Myrtus communis: metabolism, permeability, and systemic exposure in rats. Planta Med. 2012;78:1932-8 pubmed publisher
    ..Recently, it was shown that myrtucommulone, the active ingredient of the Mediterranean shrub Myrtus communis, dually and potently inhibits microsomal prostaglandin E? synthase-1 and 5-lipoxygenase, suggesting a ..
  39. Jabri M, Rtibi K, Ben Said A, Aouadhi C, Hosni K, Sakly M, et al. Antidiarrhoeal, antimicrobial and antioxidant effects of myrtle berries (Myrtus communis L.) seeds extract. J Pharm Pharmacol. 2016;68:264-74 pubmed publisher
    The present study was carried out to determine the antidiarrheal effects of myrtle (Myrtus communis L...
  40. Acosta Motos J, Ortuño M, Álvarez S, López Climent M, Gómez Cadenas A, Sánchez Blanco M. Changes in growth, physiological parameters and the hormonal status of Myrtus communis L. plants irrigated with water with different chemical compositions. J Plant Physiol. 2016;191:12-21 pubmed publisher
    b>Myrtus communis, an important Mediterranean ornamental shrub, was used to study the effect of irrigation water with different chemical compositions in the plant response...
  41. Taamalli A, Iswaldi I, Arráez Román D, Segura Carretero A, Fernandez Gutierrez A, Zarrouk M. UPLC-QTOF/MS for a rapid characterisation of phenolic compounds from leaves of Myrtus communis L. Phytochem Anal. 2014;25:89-96 pubmed publisher
    ..Although continuous research has been conducted on the biological activities of myrtle and the characterisation of its essential oil, few studies have focused on its phenolic composition despite major beneficial properties...
  42. Migliore J, Baumel A, Juin M, Fady B, Roig A, Duong N, et al. Surviving in mountain climate refugia: new insights from the genetic diversity and structure of the relict shrub Myrtus nivellei (Myrtaceae) in the Sahara Desert. PLoS ONE. 2013;8:e73795 pubmed publisher
    ..Here, we focus on the genetic consequences of range contraction on the relict populations of the evergreen shrub Myrtus nivellei, endemic in the Saharan mountains since at least the end of the last Green Sahara period, around 5.5 ka B...
  43. Zunzunegui M, Díaz Barradas M, Jáuregui J, Rodríguez H, Álvarez Cansino L. Season-dependent and independent responses of Mediterranean scrub to light conditions. Plant Physiol Biochem. 2016;102:80-91 pubmed publisher
    ..Here, we evaluated if leaf-level physiological seasonal response of Mediterranean scrub species (Myrtus communis, Halimium halimifolium, Rosmarinus officinalis, and Cistus salvifolius) depended on light availability ..
  44. Pistelli L, Noccioli C, D Angiolillo F, Pistelli L. Composition of volatile in micropropagated and field grown aromatic plants from Tuscany Islands. Acta Biochim Pol. 2013;60:43-50 pubmed
    ..Crithmum maritimum L., Lavandula angustifolia L., Myrtus communis L., Rosmarinus officinalis L., Salvia officinalis L. and Satureja hortensis L...
  45. Hayder N, Kilani S, Abdelwahed A, Mahmoud A, Meftahi K, Ben Chibani J, et al. Antimutagenic activity of aqueous extracts and essential oil isolated from Myrtus communis. Pharmazie. 2003;58:523-4 pubmed
  46. Ghaedi M, Tavallali H, Sharifi M, Kokhdan S, Asghari A. Preparation of low cost activated carbon from Myrtus communis and pomegranate and their efficient application for removal of Congo red from aqueous solution. Spectrochim Acta A Mol Biomol Spectrosc. 2012;86:107-14 pubmed publisher
    In this research, the potential applicability of activated carbon prepared from Myrtus communis (AC-MC) and pomegranate (AC-PG) as useful adsorbents for the removal of Congo red (CR) from aqueous solutions in batch method was investigated...
  47. Mahdi N, Gany Z, Sharief M. Alternative drugs against Trichomonas vaginalis. East Mediterr Health J. 2006;12:679-84 pubmed
    ..In vitro, oxytetracycline led to death of T. vaginalis at a concentration of 15 mg in 0.5 mL medium. Extract of Myrtus communis caused death of T. vaginalis at pH 4.65, but failed to do so at pH 6.00...
  48. Snoussi A, Hayet B, Essaidi I, Zgoulli S, Moncef C, Thonart P, et al. Improvement of the composition of Tunisian myrtle berries (Myrtus communis L.) alcohol extracts. J Agric Food Chem. 2012;60:608-14 pubmed publisher
    ..5%). These results suggest that the use of ethanol 80% provides the extract with the best characteristics for liqueur preparation. The present study contributes significantly to increase the marketing appeal of myrtle berries...
  49. Karaborklu S, Ayvaz A, Yilmaz S, Akbulut M. Chemical composition and fumigant toxicity of some essential oils against Ephestia kuehniella. J Econ Entomol. 2011;104:1212-9 pubmed
    ..Turkish oregano, Origanum onites L.; myrtle, Myrtus communis L.; marjoram, Origanum majorana L.; laurel, Laurus nobilis L.; lemon, Citrus limon L...
  50. Jabri M, Rtibi K, Sakly M, Marzouki L, Sebai H. Role of gastrointestinal motility inhibition and antioxidant properties of myrtle berries (Myrtus communis L.) juice in diarrhea treatment. Biomed Pharmacother. 2016;84:1937-1944 pubmed publisher
    The myrtle (Myrtus communis) belongs to the Myrtaceae family; it is one of the central plants as part of the list of medicinal plants in the Tunisian Pharmacopoeia...
  51. Sisay M, Engidawork E, Shibeshi W. Evaluation of the antidiarrheal activity of the leaf extracts of Myrtus communis Linn (Myrtaceae) in mice model. BMC Complement Altern Med. 2017;17:103 pubmed publisher
    b>Myrtus communis L. has a folkloric repute for the management of diarrhea and dysentery in different parts of the world. However, the safety and efficacy of the leaf extract have not been scientifically validated in animal model...
  52. Feuillolay C, Pécastaings S, Le Gac C, Fiorini Puybaret C, Luc J, Joulia P, et al. A Myrtus communis extract enriched in myrtucummulones and ursolic acid reduces resistance of Propionibacterium acnes biofilms to antibiotics used in acne vulgaris. Phytomedicine. 2016;23:307-15 pubmed publisher
    ..acnes biofilm alone or combined with antibiotics was demonstrated and can lead to consider it as a potent adjunctive product efficient during the antibiotic course for acne vulgaris treatment. ..
  53. Mimica Dukic N, Bugarin D, Grbović S, Mitić Culafić D, Vuković Gacić B, Orcic D, et al. Essential oil of Myrtus communis L. as a potential antioxidant and antimutagenic agents. Molecules. 2010;15:2759-70 pubmed publisher
    ..radical scavenging activity and antimutagenic properties of the essential oil of myrtle (Myrtus communis L.)...
  54. Traveset A, Rodríguez Pérez J, Pias B. Seed trait changes in dispersers' guts and consequences for germination and seedling growth. Ecology. 2008;89:95-106 pubmed
    ..thickness, texture, and resistance in two common Mediterranean fleshy-fruited plants, Phillyrea angustifolia and Myrtus communis, after ingestion by Eurasian Blackbirds, Turdus merula...
  55. Woodrow P, Pontecorvo G, Ciarmiello L. Isolation of Ty1-copia retrotransposon in myrtle genome and development of S-SAP molecular marker. Mol Biol Rep. 2012;39:3409-18 pubmed publisher
    ..b>Myrtus communis L. is an evergreen shrub growing spontaneously throughout the Mediterranean area...
  56. Dairi S, Carbonneau M, Galeano Díaz T, Remini H, Dahmoune F, Aoun O, et al. Antioxidant effects of extra virgin olive oil enriched by myrtle phenolic extracts on iron-mediated lipid peroxidation under intestinal conditions model. Food Chem. 2017;237:297-304 pubmed publisher
    Chelating and free radicals scavenging activities of extra virgin olive oil (EVOO) enriched by Myrtus communis phenolic compounds (McPCs), ?-tocopherol and Butylated hydroxytoluene (BHT) were evaluated using chemical assays, 2,2-diphenyl-..
  57. Di Cori P, Lucioli S, Frattarelli A, Nota P, Tel Or E, Benyamini E, et al. Characterization of the response of in vitro cultured Myrtus communis L. plants to high concentrations of NaCl. Plant Physiol Biochem. 2013;73:420-6 pubmed publisher
    Effect of salt stress was examined in in vitro shoot cultures of Myrtus communis L. a species of the Mediterranean maquis...
  58. Djenane D, Yanguela J, Amrouche T, Boubrit S, Boussad N, Roncales P. Chemical composition and antimicrobial effects of essential oils of Eucalyptus globulus, Myrtus communis and Satureja hortensis against Escherichia coli O157:H7 and Staphylococcus aureus in minced beef. Food Sci Technol Int. 2011;17:505-15 pubmed publisher
    Essential oils (EOs) extracted by hydrodistillation from leaf parts of Algerian Eucalyptus globulus, Myrtus communis and Satureja hortensis were analyzed by gas chromatography/mass spectrometry (GC/MS)...
  59. Moreno Jiménez E, Esteban E, Carpena Ruiz R, Lobo M, Peñalosa J. Phytostabilisation with Mediterranean shrubs and liming improved soil quality in a pot experiment with a pyrite mine soil. J Hazard Mater. 2012;201-202:52-9 pubmed publisher
    ..A further contamination event was mimicked by applying 5% of pyritic sludge. Four species were planted in pots (Myrtus communis, Retama sphaerocarpa, Rosmarinus officinalis and Tamarix gallica), and some pots remained unplanted as a ..
  60. van der Wouden J, van der Sande R, Kruithof E, Sollie A, van Suijlekom Smit L, Koning S. Interventions for cutaneous molluscum contagiosum. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2017;5:CD004767 pubmed publisher
    ..A clear evidence base supporting the various treatments is lacking.This is an update of a Cochrane Review first published in 2006, and updated previously in 2009...
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