Antimicrobial effects of citrus sinensis peel extracts against periodontopathic bacteria: an in vitro study.

  title={Antimicrobial effects of citrus sinensis peel extracts against periodontopathic bacteria: an in vitro study.},
  author={Khaja Amjad Hussain and Bassel Tarakji and Binu Purushothaman Panar Kandy and Jacob John and Jacob Mathews and Vandana Ramphul and Darshan Devang Divakar},
  journal={Roczniki Panstwowego Zakladu Higieny},
  volume={66 2},
BACKGROUND Use of plant extracts and phytochemicals with known antimicrobial properties may have great significance in therapeutic treatments. OBJECTIVE To assess the in vitro antimicrobial potential and also determine the minimum inhibitory concentration (MIC) of Citrus sinensis peel extracts with a view of searching a novel extract as a remedy for periodontal pathogens. MATERIALS AND METHODS Aqueous and ethanol (cold and hot) extracts prepared from peel of Citrus sinensis were screened… CONTINUE READING
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