Methylchavicol, or estragole, is a natural constituent of a number of plants, including tarragon (Artemisia dracunculus
), sweet basil (Ocimum canum) and sweet fennel (Pimpinella anisum), and their EOs have been widely used in foodstuffs as flavoring agents (VINCENZI et al., 2000).
(tarragon) oil, (144) Zingiber officinale (ginger) root oil,
* Possible Role of Fish as Transport Hosts for Dracunculus
Dracunculiasis (Guinea worm disease), caused by the parasite Dracunculus
medinensis, is acquired by drinking water containing copepods (water fleas) infected with its larvae.
and Physaloptera are considered generalists, being frequently reported infecting amphibians and reptiles (Torres and Puga, 1996; Timi et al., 2007; Moravec and Santos, 2009; Pereira et al., 2012).
People contract the disease when drinking water contaminated with Dracunculus
haematobium) o la dracunculiosis (Dracunculus
medinensis) eran frecuentes en el antiguo--y moderno--Egipto como parece deducirse de los contenidos del papiro de Ebers y otros similares.
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Yildirim, "Determination of the chemical composition and antioxidant activity of the essential oil of Artemisia dracunculus
and of the antifungal and antibacterial activities of Turkish Artemisia absinthium, A.
confusum, was not affected by the administration of Artemisia dracunculus
(Asteraceae) EO, even at high dosages (LC70).
Guinea-worm disease, according to World Health Organization (WHO) is caused by the parasitic worm Dracunculus
Recent research studies have reported that Artemisia herba alba, (10) Artemisia dracunculus
, (10) and Artemisia deserti, (19) have clear potentials.