Phytotherapy for Streptococcus sanguis

Delfani, Somayeh and Rezaei, Faranak and Shahsavari, Somayeh (2017) Phytotherapy for Streptococcus sanguis. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ADVANCED BIOTECHNOLOGY AND RESEARCH, 8. pp. 2018-2028.

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Abstract Streptococcus mutans and Streptococcus sanguisare the most important bacterial agents of dental caries. Streptococcus sanguisis the most commonly isolated species of the dental plaque. Medicinal plants are rich sources of bioactive and antioxidant substances which treat various diseases with various mechanisms. Since Streptococcussanguisis one of the bacterial agents responsible for dental caries, the efforts in this article were on reporting the medicinal plants which have an effective effect on this bacteria. Searching for articles with words of Streptococcussanguis, phytotherapy, medicinal herbs, and tooth diseases was done in present reviewing study. Searching was done from databases such as Scopus, ISC, SID, Meiran, and some other databases. Accordingly, 23 drugs which are effective on Streptococcus sanguisare used. It was determined based on the obtained results that Cinnamomum cassia, Stachys byzanthina, Stachys lavandulifolia, Phlomis brugueur, Juglans regia, Lonicera japonica, Jasminum sambac, Eucommia ulmoides, Camellia sinensis, Gynostemma pentaphyllum, Cymbopogon citratus, Ilex paraguariensis, Rosmarinus officinalis, Kaempferia pandurata, Azardirachta indica, Acacia nilotica, Ocimum basilicum, Emblica officinalis, Terminalia bellirica, Syzygium cuminii, Syzygium aromaticum, Diclinanona calycina and Thyrsodium spruceanum medicinal plants are the most important medicinal plants with anti-Streptococcus sanguis properties. Medicinal plants used in this study have anti-Streptococcus sanguis properties due to presents of bioactive substances, antioxidants, flavonoids, flavones, anthocyanins, and the like. Keywords Author Keywords:Medicinal plants; Streptococcussanguis

Item Type: Article
Subjects: R Medicine > R Medicine (General)
Divisions: Faculty of Medicine, Health and Life Sciences > School of Medicine
Depositing User: samira sepahvandy
Date Deposited: 02 Dec 2017 20:09
Last Modified: 02 Dec 2017 20:09

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