Antifungal properties of Salvadora persica and Juglans regia L. extracts against oral Candida strains

  title={Antifungal properties of Salvadora persica and Juglans regia L. extracts against oral Candida strains},
  author={Emira Noumi and Mejdi Snoussi and Hichem Hajlaoui and E. Valentin and Amina Bakhrouf},
  journal={European Journal of Clinical Microbiology & Infectious Diseases},
We report in this work, and for the first time, the potent antifungal activities of Salvadora persica and Juglans regia L. on different Candida species. Methanol, ethyl acetate, and diluted acetone extracts of S. persica (fresh and dry plant) and J. regia L. were screened for in vitro activity against some Candida species. These plants were selected due to their traditional use for the treatment of oral infections. Plant preparations were screened for antifungal activity using a standard agar… CONTINUE READING

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