Bulletin of Experimental Biology and Medicine

, Volume 148, Issue 4, pp 612–614

Study of Monarda Fistulosa Essential Oil as a Prospective Antiseborrheic Agent

  • E. T. Zhilyakova
  • O. O. Novikov
  • E. N. Naumenko
  • L. V. Krichkovskaya
  • T. S. Kiseleva
  • E. Yu. Timoshenko
  • M. Yu. Novikova
  • S. A. Litvinov
Article

DOI: 10.1007/s10517-010-0777-7

Cite this article as:
Zhilyakova, E.T., Novikov, O.O., Naumenko, E.N. et al. Bull Exp Biol Med (2009) 148: 612. doi:10.1007/s10517-010-0777-7

Monarda fistulosa essential oil characterized by pronounced therapeutic effects is proposed for the treatment of seborrhea. Studies of its antibacterial, antimycotic, and antiinflammatory activities showed that it inhibits microorganism growth and is superior to hydrocortisone in combination with vitamin B6 by its antiinflammatory activity.

Key Words

seborrheaburdock oilMonarda essential oilantimycotic and antibacterial effectsgeneralized infection

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Authors and Affiliations

  • E. T. Zhilyakova
    • 1
  • O. O. Novikov
    • 1
  • E. N. Naumenko
    • 1
  • L. V. Krichkovskaya
    • 2
  • T. S. Kiseleva
    • 1
  • E. Yu. Timoshenko
    • 1
  • M. Yu. Novikova
    • 1
  • S. A. Litvinov
    • 3
  1. 1.Belgorod State UniversityBelgorodUkraine
  2. 2.Kharkov National Polytechnic UniversityKharkovUkraine
  3. 3.Kursk State UniversityKurskRussia