"Antifungal effect of herbal plants" Essays and Research Papers

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  • Herbal plants

    HERBAL PLANTS Bayabas or Guava Scientific name: Psidium guajava Uses:  • Antiseptic‚ astringent & anthelminthic • Kills bacteria‚ fungi and amoeba • Used to treat diarrhea in children • For Hypertension‚ diabetes and Asthma   • Promotes menstruation    Preparation: • Boil one cup of Bayabas leaves in three cups of water for 8 to 10 minutes. Let cool. • To use as mouthwash‚ gargle. • To use as wound disinfectant‚ wash affected areas 2 to 3 times a day. • For toothaches‚ chew the

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  • Antifungal Agents

    of Antifungal Agents George R.Thompson III‚ MD‚ FACPa‚b‚*‚ Jose Cadena‚ MDa‚b‚ Thomas F. Patterson‚ MDa‚b KEYWORDS  Fungal infection  Invasive mycoses  Triazoles  Echinocandins  Amphotericin  Flucytosine The number of agents available to treat fungal infections has increased by 30% since the year 2000‚ yet still only 15 agents are currently approved for clinical use. The greater number of medications now available allows for therapeutic choices; however‚ differences in antifungal spectrum

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  • Herbal Remedies

    Herbal Remedies Cheryl Hankins CM225-15 – College Composition II Professor Kelly Bradford August 9‚ 2009 Herbal Remedies The medicinal components of herbal remedies come from natural plant sources that range from flowers‚ tree barks‚ berries‚ leaves‚ and roots. These herbal medicines‚ also known as alternative medicines‚ used to treat a wide range of diseases and ailments are beneficial to the immune system. The use of herbs to treat conditions such as allergies‚ arthritis‚ colds‚ diabetes

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  • Herbal Medicine

    Herbal medicine: giving patients an unknown dose of an ill-defined drug‚ of unknown effectiveness and unknown safety.” —David Colquhon Herbal supplements are non-pharmaceutical non-food substances marketed to improve health. Herbalism (herbal medicine‚ botanical medicine) is the use of plant-derived substances‚ and sometimes other environmental substances‚ to treat or cure medical conditions. Herbalism recognizes that pre-industrial cultures had a great deal of practical medical knowledge‚ most

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  • Herbal Cosmetics

    Available online at www.scholarsresearchlibrary.com Scholars Research Library J. Nat. Prod. Plant Resour.‚ 2011‚ 1 (1): 24-32 (http://scholarsresearchlibrary.com/archive.html) Herbal Plants: Used as a cosmetics Shweta K. Gediya*‚ Rajan B. Mistry‚ Urvashi K. Patel‚ M. Blessy and Hitesh N. Jain Sigma Institute of Pharmacy‚ Baroda‚ Gujarat‚ India _____________________________________________________________________________ ABSTRACT The concept of beauty and cosmetics is as ancient as mankind

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  • Herbal Medicine

    Herbal medicine is the extraction of herbs or plants which have a medicinal value in treating illnesses and diseases (Brody 1). A herb is known as a plant that does not have a woody stem and usually dies back at the end of each growing season. It is also known as a "natural" drug because they are derived from nature. This is unlike pharmaceutical drugs‚ which are synthesized from chemicals. Herbal medicine dates back a very long time. More than 4‚000 years ago‚ the Chinese emperor Qien Nong

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  • Herbal Medicine

    medicinal plant products.Medicinal plants are various plants used in herbalism and thought by some to have medicinal properties. Few plants or their phytochemical constituents have been proven to have medicinal effects by rigorous science or have been approved by regulatory agencies such as the United States Food and Drug Administration or European Food Safety Authority.The articles in this category can be about traditional healing uses of plants‚ allopathic medicines derived from plants‚ and pharmacological

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  • Herbal Medicine

    Aren’t herbal products safer than pharmaceutical drugs because they are made from natural ingredients? ------------------------------------------------- http://www.naturalmedicinesofnc.org/FAQs.html While the pharmaceutical industry has made important progress in recent decades in developing reliable‚ effective medications‚ the emphasis on proving efficacy has often overshadowed safety issues. So‚ despite federal drug regulations‚ serious safety problems related to pharmaceutical drugs persist

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  • Herbal Medicine

    Herbal and Nutritional Medicine Herbal medicines are certain types of medicines which are purely made by herbs. They don’t have any side effects‚ mainly because most of them are found in nature and are not harmful to the human body. Many well established medicines originally come from plants which is very interesting and completely opposite of different medicines which are made in labs. For example‚ the painkiller morphine comes from poppies‚ aspirin comes from the bark of willow trees and dioxin

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  • Herbal Medicine

    the World Health Organization (WHO)‚ herbal medicines refers to health practices‚ approaches‚ knowledge and beliefs incorporating plant‚ animal and mineral based medicines‚ spiritual therapies‚ manual techniques and exercises‚ applied singularly or in combination to treat‚ diagnose and prevent illnesses or to maintain well-being. Different types of herbal medicines are widely applied in Asia‚ Africa‚ and Latin America to meet primary health-care needs. Herbal medicines have maintained its popularity

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