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Microencapsulated frankincense essential oil: a potential remedy and prevention of mouth diseases

Barre, Mohamed Soleiman and Ali, Fathilah and Mirghani, Mohamed Elwathig Saeed and Nordin, Noor Faizul Hadri (2019) Microencapsulated frankincense essential oil: a potential remedy and prevention of mouth diseases. Malaysian Journal of Medicine and Health Science, 15 (Supplement 8). p. 22. ISSN 1675-8544

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The global burden of disease studies estimated that oral diseases affected half of the world’s population (3.58 billion people) with dental caries (tooth decay) in permanent teeth being the most prevalent condition assessed. On the other hand, the increasing resistance of dental caries towards the available antimicrobials and extensive use of the controversial synthetic chemicals to overcome these problems have attracted the scientific community’s attention to the search for new cost-effective remedies of natural products. Frankincense or Boswellia species are highly important aromatic plants belonging to the Burseraceae family. The present study will focus on an in-vitro anti-inflammation and anti-bacterial activity of Boswellia carterii (BC) Essential oil (EO) encapsulated into the Gum Arabic (GA) polymer. Thus, certain mouth pathogenic bacteria, which are the main contributors to dental caries and gingivitis, namely (Streptococcus mutans and Lactobacillus species), and their in-vitro responses to the defined micro-particles, will pave the way to introduce a new potential remedy to the forth mentioned problems.

Item Type: Article (Meeting Abstract)
Additional Information: 5439/77326
Uncontrolled Keywords: Frankincense; Boswellia carterii; Essential Oil; Encapsulation
Subjects: Q Science > Q Science (General)
R Medicine > RA Public aspects of medicine > RA0421 Public health. Hygiene. Preventive Medicine
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): International Institute for Halal Research and Training (INHART)
Kulliyyah of Engineering
Kulliyyah of Engineering > Department of Biotechnology Engineering
Depositing User: A Prof Elwathig Mirghani
Date Deposited: 09 Jan 2020 12:19
Last Modified: 09 Jan 2020 12:19
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/77326

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