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ICV 2018: 95.39
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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2017.6(9): 2762-2774
DOI: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2017.609.341


Antimicrobial Effects of Punica granatum Extracts on Staphylococcus aureus, Streptococcus mutans, Lactobacillus acidophilus, Enterococcus faecalis and Candida albicans
S. Aravindraj*, M. Preethi and B. Sivapathasundharam 
Department of oral Pathology and Microbiology Meenakshi Ammal Dental College Alapakkam Maduravoyal, Chennai 600095, Tamil Nadu, India
*Corresponding author
Abstract:

An antimicrobial is a substance that kills or inhibits the growth of microorganisms. The use of medicinal plants to treat dental diseases has been discussed from time to time and one of which is Punica granatum. This study aims at evaluating the antimicrobial effects of various extracts of Punica granatum against Staphylococcus aureus, Streptococcus mutans, Lactobacillus acidophilus, Enterococcus faecalis and Candida albicans to find its antimicrobial efficacy


Keywords: Punica granatum, Antimicrobial activity.
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Aravindraj, S., M. Preethi and Sivapathasundharam, B. 2017. Antimicrobial Effects of Punica granatum Extracts on Staphylococcus aureus, Streptococcus mutans, Lactobacillus acidophilus, Enterococcus faecalis and Candida albicans.Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 6(9): 2762-2774. doi: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2017.609.341