Anti-yeast activities of Origanum oil against human pathogenic yeasts

  title={Anti-yeast activities of Origanum oil against human pathogenic yeasts},
  author={Amber Adams and Satyanshu Kumar and John Clauson and Shivendra V Sahi},
  journal={Advances in Bioscience and Biotechnology},
Outbreak of autoimmune diseases by pathogenic yeasts has led to a serious medical threat. As these organisms evolve resistance to existing antifungal drugs, the concern could be further compounded. The realm of plant derived products offers a wide spectrum of potentially valuable alternatives to the existing synthetic fungicides. Essential oils from sev-eral medicinal plants have been shown to exhibit pharmacological attributes. In the present study, anti-yeast properties of Oregano essential… 

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