Anticandidal effect of Ocimum sanctum essential oil and its synergy with fluconazole and ketoconazole.


Holy basil, Ocimum sanctum (L.) is time-honored for its medicinal properties; however its antimicrobial characteristics are used only in 'Ayurvedic medicines'. Attention has been drawn to antifungal activity and a possible synergistic antifungal effect of Ocimum sanctum essential oil (OSEO) and established azole antimycotics-fluconazole and ketoconazole. To… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.phymed.2010.02.012



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