Antimicrobial activity of clove oil and its potential in the treatment of vaginal candidiasis.

@article{Ahmad2005AntimicrobialAO,
  title={Antimicrobial activity of clove oil and its potential in the treatment of vaginal candidiasis.},
  author={Niyaz Ahmad and Md Kausar Alam and A Shehbaz and Alam Khan and Abdul Baru Mannan and Seema Rashid Hakim and Dakshina Bisht and Mohammad Hamza Owais},
  journal={Journal of drug targeting},
  year={2005},
  volume={13 10},
  pages={555-61}
}
In the present study, we evaluated antimicrobial activity of clove oil against a range of fungal pathogens including that responsible for urogenital infection. Clove oil was found to possess strong antifungal activity against opportunistic fungal pathogens such as Candida albicans, Cryptococcus neoformans and Aspergillus fumigatus, etc. The oil was found to be extremely successful in the treatment of experimental murine vaginitis in model animals. On evaluating various formulations, topical… CONTINUE READING

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