Journal: Drug Invention Today

Article Id: JPRS-P col-00003214
Title: Antimicrobial effect of three Indian medicinal plant extracts on denture plaque candida
Category: Pharmaceutics
Section: Research Article
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    Introduction: Candida albicans is a fungus commonly isolated from denture plaque and has been known to cause denture stomatitis. This study aims to estimate and compare the antimicrobial effect of three medicinal plant extracts on candida. Materials and Methods: The antimicrobial effect of three medicinal plant extracts, namely Azadirachta indica, Melia azedarach, and Spilanthes acmella was tested using disk diffusion method on denture plaque C. albicans. Results: All three plant extracts had antimicrobial effect against C. albicans. Conclusion: Plant extracts may be a suitable alternative to harmful drugs and chemicals for use against denture plaque candida.

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    Jacob Mathew Philip1 *, K. Mahalakshmi 2

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    1 Research Scholar, Sree Balaji Dental College, BIHER, Bharath University, Velachery Main Rd, VGP Rajesh Nagar, Pallikaranai, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600100 and Reader , Tagore Dental college, Chennai, India.

    2 Dept. of Microbiology, Sree Balaji Dental College, BIHER, Bharath University, Velachery Main Rd, VGP Rajesh Nagar, Pallikaranai, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600100, India

    *Corresponding author: Dr. Jacob Mathew Philip, Research Scholar, Sree Balaji Dental College, BIHER, Bharath University, Velachery Main Rd, VGP Rajesh Nagar, Pallikaranai, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600100 and Reader , Tagore Dental college, Chennai, India.

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    Author:

    Jacob Mathew Philip1 *, K. Mahalakshmi 2

    Title:Antimicrobial effect of three Indian medicinal plant extracts on denture plaque candida
    Journal:Drug Invention Today
    Vol(issue):11 (March)
    Year:2019
    Page No: (575-577)
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    Methodology:Antimicrobial activity
    Research Materials:Azadirachta indica, Melia azedarach, and Spilanthes acmella

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Denture plaque Candida albicans Antimicrobial Plant extracts

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