Abstract Title:

Inhibition of Clotrimazole-resistant Candida albicans by plants used in Iranian folkloric medicine.

Abstract Source:

Fitoterapia. 2004 Jan;75(1):74-6. PMID: 14693224

Abstract Author(s):

G H Shahidi Bonjar


In vitro anticandidal activity of methanol extracts of 42 plant species of 29 families used in Iranian folkloric medicine were evaluated at 20 mg/ml concentration against Clotrimazole-resistant Candida albicans. Nineteen plant species in 16 families showed anticandidal activities. The lowest MIC of 0.62 mg/ml belonged to Terminalia chebula and Thymus vulgaris.

Study Type : In Vitro Study

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