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Evaluation of the antifungal effect of saliva officinalis extract in vitro

Mustafa Al-Ahmad, Basma Ezzat and Mustafa, Nazih Shaban and Kashmola, Muhanad Ali Hamdon and Quta, Lolita and Shaban , Sama (2015) Evaluation of the antifungal effect of saliva officinalis extract in vitro. In: International Anatomical and Biomedical Scientific Conference 2015 IABS 2015, 18–20 Aug 2015, Universiti Putra Malaysia.

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Background/Objectives: Saliva officinalis (sage) is a natural product that has been given more consideration these days because of its beneficial health effect. There are a lot of active Compounds from S. officinalis essential oil have been shown to exhibit high antibacterial activity against Staphyloccocus aureus, Escherichia coli, and Pseudomonas aeruginosa; however, there are only few studies on its antifungal effects. The aim of this research is to investigate antifungal ability of different types of Saliva officinalis extract in vitro, and to compare their potency. Materials and Method: Oil and water-based extracts of Saliva officinalis were used in this study in different concentrations, compared to Nystatin(100 units) as a positive control. Inhibitory effect of different concentrations of Saliva officinalis extract on candida albicans was studied under in vitro conditions. The antifungal activity of the extract was measured by percent radial growth inhibition. 500 ppm of the extract was found to have a high inhibitory effect on candida albicance growth. Results & Discussion: Assessment of conidial growth by using different concentrations showed that the oil extract exhibited 90 % inhibition of candidal growth at 500 ppm, comparing to the water extract which exhibited only 40% inhibition of the growth in the same concentration ,according to this study the fungicidal concentrations of S. officinalis oil is 500 ppm . It was found that Sage oil was more than the water extract. Conclusion: this study shows that oil extract has high antifungal activity comparing to the water extract .Based upon the present study it could be concluded that Saliva officinalis oil extract might be promising as a mouth wash in reducing the fungal growth in oral cavity and the incidence of side effect that may occur with some synthetic product.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Poster)
Additional Information: 5816/44994 ISSN 1823-1710
Uncontrolled Keywords: Saliva officinalis, antifungal effect, Candida Albicans
Subjects: Q Science > Q Science (General)
R Medicine > RK Dentistry
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Dentistry
Depositing User: Dr Basma Al-Ahmad
Date Deposited: 07 Oct 2015 12:19
Last Modified: 20 May 2016 16:09
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/44994

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