In vitro antimicrobial activities of bakuchiol against oral microorganisms.

@article{Katsura2001InVA,
  title={In vitro antimicrobial activities of bakuchiol against oral microorganisms.},
  author={Harumi Katsura and Ryo-ichi Tsukiyama and Akinori Suzuki and Makio Kobayashi},
  journal={Antimicrobial agents and chemotherapy},
  year={2001},
  volume={45 11},
  pages={3009-13}
}
Bakuchiol was isolated from the seeds of Psoralea corylifolia, a tree native to China with various uses in traditional medicine, followed by extraction with ether and column chromatography combined with silica gel and octyldecyl silane. In this study, the antimicrobial activities of bakuchiol against some oral microorganisms were evaluated in vitro. The cell growth of Streptococcus mutans was inhibited in a bakuchiol concentration-dependent manner, and growth of S. mutans was completely… CONTINUE READING