Antimicrobial effects of Thai medicinal plants against acne-inducing bacteria.

@article{Chomnawang2005AntimicrobialEO,
  title={Antimicrobial effects of Thai medicinal plants against acne-inducing bacteria.},
  author={Mullika Traidej Chomnawang and Suvimol Surassmo and Veena S Nukoolkarn and Wandee Gritsanapan},
  journal={Journal of ethnopharmacology},
  year={2005},
  volume={101 1-3},
  pages={330-3}
}
Propionibacterium acnes and Staphylococcus epidermidis have been recognized as pus-forming bacteria triggering an inflammation in acne. The present study was conducted to evaluate antimicrobial activities of Thai medicinal plants against these etiologic agents of acne vulgaris. Crude extracts were tested for antimicrobial activities by disc diffusion and broth dilution methods. The results from the disc diffusion method showed that 13 medicinal plants could inhibit the growth of… CONTINUE READING
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