Use of Punica granatum as an antifungal agent against candidosis associated with denture stomatitis.

@article{Vasconcelos2003UseOP,
  title={Use of Punica granatum as an antifungal agent against candidosis associated with denture stomatitis.},
  author={Laurylene C{\'e}sar de Souza Vasconcelos and Maria Carm{\'e}li Correia Sampaio and F{\'a}bio Correia Sampaio and Jane Sheila Higino},
  journal={Mycoses},
  year={2003},
  volume={46 5-6},
  pages={192-6}
}
The aim of this study was to evaluate the use of a gel containing the extract of Punica granatum as an antifungal agent against candidosis associated with denture stomatitis. Sixty patients with denture stomatitis confirmed by clinical and mycologic examination were selected. The patients were randomly allocated in two groups of 30 individuals each according to the medication prescribed: group A used miconazole (Daktarin(R) gel oral) and group B used a gel of P. granatum Linné (pomegranate… CONTINUE READING