TY - CHAP A1 - José Weverton Almeida Bezerra A2 - Felicidade Caroline Rodrigues A3 - Ma Aparecida Barbosa Ferreira Gonçalo A4 - Marcos Aurélio Figuereido dos Santos A5 - Gledson Ferreira Macedo A6 - Janete de Souza Bezerra A7 - Priscilla Augusta de Sousa Fernandes A8 - Emanoel Messias Pereira Fernando A9 - Carlos Henrique Silva de Oliveira A10 - Viviane Bezerra da Silva A11 - Isabella Hevily Silva Torquato A12 - Niwiarakelly da Silva Monte A13 - Luciano Temoteo dos Santos A14 - Henrique Douglas Melo Coutinho ED1 - Mozaniel Santana de Oliveira ED2 - Wanessa Almeida da Costa ED3 - Sebastião Gomes Silva Y1 - 2020-09-09 PY - 2020 T1 - Chemical Composition and Antibacterial Activity of the Essential Oil of Mesosphaerum suaveolens (Lamiaceae) N2 - Essential oils have been used for centuries by communities all over the world in various areas and for various purposes. These include uses in medicine, flavoring, perfumery, cosmetics, insecticides, fungicides, and bactericides, among others. They are natural and biodegradable substances, generally nontoxic or with low toxicity to humans and other animals. Therefore, constant research in these areas represents an alternative for new and more efficient drugs with less side effects as well as obtaining new products and supplies. This book provides a comprehensive overview of the diverse applications of essential oils in a variety of human activities with a focus on the most important evidence-based developments in the various fields of knowledge. BT - Essential Oils SP - Ch. 8 UR - https://doi.org/10.5772/intechopen.92704 DO - 10.5772/intechopen.92704 SN - 978-1-83962-698-2 PB - IntechOpen CY - Rijeka Y2 - 2021-10-23 ER -