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Asked 1st Dec, 2018

What the benefits of using jojoba oil as antimicrobial?

Jojoba oil as antimicrobial

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16th Feb, 2019
Ali Nasr
Al-Azhar University
You can take advantage of this article
(Improving the quality of beef burger by adding thyme essential oil and jojoba oil‏)

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1st Dec, 2018
Abderrahim Benkhaled
Université de M'sila
Jojoba oil is a liquid wax extracted from the nut of an indigenous American shrub (Buxus chinensis or Simmondsia chinensis (Link.) C. Schneider, family Buxaceae), provides a broad spectrum of fatty acids such as oleic, linoleic, linolenic and arachidonic, as well as triglycerides which have good compatibility with the natural sebum in the skin . Jojoba oil has effect on E. coli, pseudomonas species, klebsiella species and Staphylococcus aureus.
Below is the summary of Hanan M Sobhy's article titled:
Against Antibacterial and Antifungal Activity of Jojoba Wax Liquid (Simmondsia chinensis)
Abstract
“Plants are a rich source of bioactive compounds. Herein we evaluate the value of crude jojoba oil (J.O) as an antimicrobial agent in vitro. J.O was tested for potential antimicrobial activity against Bacillus subtilis, Staphylococcus aureus, Proteus vulgaris, P. mirabilis, Salmonella typhimurium, Escherichia coli, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Candida albicans and Asperigillus flavus. Our results did not show any effect on fungi or yeast. However, a significant antibacterial activity was observed against B. subtilis, S. aureus, P. vulgaris, P. mirabilis. A high activity was observed for J.O at Minimum inhibitory concentration (MIC) level of 12.5 mg/ml. Interestingly, S. typhimurium, E. coli and Ps. aeruginosa were found to be highly resistant. These results, suggest that J.O may have a medicinal potential as natural antibacterial agents.”
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1st Dec, 2018
Wesam Salah Ibrahim
Tanta University
Hello,
You can read my article about (New approach in treatment of antibiotic resistant microorganisms causing septicemia in children and neonate )
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2nd Dec, 2018
Mushtak T. S. Al-Ouqaili
University of Anbar, College of Medicine
Dear Ammar
This type of oil is so important as broad spectrum antimicrobial agent against both of Gram positive and Gram Negative bacteria. Regard
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