myrtus communis


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A small shrubby tree that grows to 15 ft (5m) with simple pointy oval leaves with 5 petal flowers that are usually white. Blue-black berries (sometimes orange-yellow) with usually 3 seeds. Contains pleasant smelling oil used to treat sinus problems, bronchitis, colds, coughs, bad breath, herpes simplex.
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Chemical composition of Myrtus communis L essential oils
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Antibacterial activity of extracts of Myrtus communis against food-borne pathogenic and spoilage bacteria.
Table 2 Antimicrobial activity of Myrtus communis oil against fungi.
Composition and in-vitro antifungal activity of essential oils of Erigeron canadensis and Myrtus communis from France.
In vitro activity of essential oil of Myrtus communis L against H.
Anti-hyperglycaemic effect of an extract of Myrtus communis in streptozocin-induced diabetes in mice.