Investigation of Antibacterial Effects of Some Medicinal Plants and Spices on Food Pathogens

Published on Jan 1, 2008in Kafkas Universitesi Veteriner Fakultesi Dergisi0.411
· DOI :10.9775/kvfd.2008.11-A
Berna Duman Aydin3
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Abstract Infectious disease has become one of the most major health concern not only in Indonesia, but also around the world. Antibiotics is one way of treating infectious disease which, if it was given irrationally, could lead into a whole new problem, which is the presence of a resistant pathogen. Therefore, a new kind of treatment using various kind of herbal medicine is now widely used. Garlic has been widely known for its potency of dietary and medicinal use to cure many various diseases, i...
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Last. Youssef GargouriH-Index: 32
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Aqueous, alcoholic and hexanic extracts of different spices and plants materials were investigated for their antioxidant and antibacterial activities. The total flavonoid contents of extracts varied from 1.65 µg quercetin equivalent/mg (water extract of red pepper) to 340.13 µg quercetin equivalent/mg (alcoholic extract of miswak). The aqueous extract of black tea and the ethanolic extracts of both cinnamon and clove displayed the highest total phenolic contents with 196.57, 194.06 and 198.16 µg...
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#1Iram Gull (University of the Punjab)H-Index: 5
#2Mariam Saeed (University of the Punjab)H-Index: 1
Last. Amin M Athar (University of the Punjab)H-Index: 1
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Background Herbs and spices are very important and useful as therapeutic agent against many pathological infections. Increasing multidrug resistance of pathogens forces to find alternative compounds for treatment of infectious diseases.
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