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A natural alternative to conventional antibiotics
Zakia Metwali
Zakia Metwali
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Reem El Barrani
Reem El Barrani
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Allium sativum
Antimicrobial activity
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Published in Research Journal of Pharmaceutical, Biological and Chemical Sciences
2014
Volume: 5
   
Issue: 4
Pages: 588 - 599
Abstract
Natural sources of treatment have long been sought by humans as a safe alternative to conventional, synthetic medications and antibiotics in order to avoid their complications. The repeated use of antibiotics, especially in minor illnesses results among other side effects and complications, in weakened immunity, antimicrobial resistance, and susceptibility to fungal infections as that caused by Candida albicans. The prolonged use of antibiotics also may lead to gastrointestinal tract disturbances, which usually results in discontinuation of the treatment. We have studied a natural therapy consisting of Allium sativum, Zingiber officinale and Apis mellifera for their potential use in infections. Each ...
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JournalResearch Journal of Pharmaceutical, Biological and Chemical Sciences
PublisherResearch Journal of Pharmaceutical, Biological and Chemical Sciences
ISSN9758585
Open AccessNo
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    Zingiber officinale