Journal: Journal of Pharmacy Research

Article Id: JPRS-HM-0000632
Title: Dental Caries and Medicinal Plants –An Overview
Category: Herbal medicine
Section: Review Article
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    Medicinal plants are useful in many diseases dates back from the history. Plants like Acacia leucopholea, Albizzia lebback, Bridalia grandis, Drosera peltata, Erthrina variegata  and   many other  selective plants active against Streptococcus mutans, Streptococcus sobrinus, Streptococcus oralis and lactobacillus species has been listed  and this review highlight the role of medicinal plants and phytochemicals like flavanoids, polyphenols, terpenes, alkaloids in the treatment of dental caries and infections associated with dental care.

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     B.Parimala Devi*, R.Ramasubramaniaraja

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    *CARISM, Professor , Pharmacy, Shanmugha Arts, Science and Research Academy University, Thirunmalisamudram, Thanjavur – 613 402

    Received on: 21-07-2009; Accepted on: 05-10-2009

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     B.Parimala Devi*, R.Ramasubramaniaraja

    Title:Dental Caries and Medicinal Plants –An Overview
    Journal:Journal of Pharmacy Research
    Vol(issue):2 (November)
    Page No: (1669-1675)
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    Methodology:Review highlight the role of medicinal plants
    Research Materials:Medicinal plants


Dental plaque: Medicinal plants: Phytochemicals Streptococcus mutans ; Lactobacillus acidophyllus.

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