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Inhibitory effect of formulated lemongrass shampoo on Malassezia furfur: a yeast associated with dandruff.

@article{Wuthiudomlert2011InhibitoryEO,
  title={Inhibitory effect of formulated lemongrass shampoo on Malassezia furfur: a yeast associated with dandruff.},
  author={M. Wuthi-udomlert and Ployphand Chotipatoomwan and Sasikan Panyadee and W. Gritsanapan},
  journal={The Southeast Asian journal of tropical medicine and public health},
  year={2011},
  volume={42 2},
  pages={
          363-9
        }
}
  • M. Wuthi-udomlert, Ployphand Chotipatoomwan, +1 author W. Gritsanapan
  • Published 2011
  • Biology, Medicine
  • The Southeast Asian journal of tropical medicine and public health
  • Lemongrass (Cymbopogon citratus Stapf) has been used in cooking and in many traditional medicines; the essential oil contains citral as a major constituent. This study evaluated the antifungal activity of lemongrass oil against Malassezia furfur, an opportunistic yeast associated with dandruff, by using a broth dilution assay. From the minimum fungicidal concentration (MFC) obtained, the oil was then incorporated at different percentages into shampoo formulations. The formulated shampoos were… CONTINUE READING
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