Candidiasis phytotherapy: An overview of the most important medicinal plants affecting the candida albicans

Rafieian-Kopaei, Mahmoud. and Bahmani, Mahmoud. and Sepahvand, Asghar. and Hassanzadazar, Hasan. and Abaszadeh, A. and Rafieian, R. and Soroush, S. (2016) Candidiasis phytotherapy: An overview of the most important medicinal plants affecting the candida albicans. Journal of Chemical and Pharmaceutical Sciences, 9 (3). pp. 1284-1293.

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Fungal infections have been responsible for a dramatic increase of diseases in recent decades. Candida albicans is known as the most common human pathogen due to most virulence. There is wide variety of medicinal plants in Iran which many doctors and scientists believe that these plants could be used in diseases treatment cycle. Due to high incidence of candidiasis the aim of this study was to identify and report anti-Candida albicans medicinal plants in Iran. All required information was obtained by searching key words such as Candida albicans, candidiasis, medicinal plant and Iran in published articles in authentic Iranian and world scientific databases such as Blackwell Wiley, Sciencedirect, Springer, Scopus, Pubmed, Google scholar and Scientific information database (SID) and Magiran. Obtained results showed that Peganum harmala, Aloe vera, Punica granatum L, Ananas comosus, ferula assa foetida, Nectaroscordum Tripedale, Allium cepa, lawsonia inermis, Crocus sativum, Allium sativum, Juglans regia, Teucrium polium, Zingiber officinale, Eucalyptus spp, Artemisia absinthium, Cinnamomum verum, Dianthus caryophyllus, Thymus vulgaris, Allium jesdianum,Plumbago Europaea and Origanum vulgare L. are the main medicinal plants can affect Candida albicans

Item Type: Article
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Uncontrolled Keywords: Candida albicans, Candidiasis, Iran, Medicinal plants, Yeast
Subjects: WC Communicable Diseases
QV pharmacology > QV 752 Pharmacognosy
Divisions: Reserach Vice-Chancellar Department > Medical Plants Research Center
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Date Deposited: 11 Jul 2017 10:19
Last Modified: 23 May 2018 04:09

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