IMPORTANCE OF ANTIMICROBIAL AGENTS FROM PLANTS IN PRESENT SCENARIO: A REVIEWAbstract
Since human exist on earth, plants are being used for the treatment of various diseases. The specific uses of plants are mentioned in the traditional system of medicines like Ayurveda, Sidda, Unani etc. Now a day’s plants are getting more importance as medicines because plants having less side effects, cost effective, long effective life span and safe etc. The present review covers the brief history of antimicrobials and list of plants as antimicrobials, approved, and banned antimicrobial drugs. In the present scenario the use of herbal drugs is increasing progressively worldwide. Hence this review shows useful data for researchers to develop new antimicrobials from plant origin.
Chetan Savant*, Venkatesh, Basheerahmed Abdulaziz Mannasaheb and Hanumanthachar Joshi
Sarada Vilas College of Pharmacy, Krishnamurthypuram1, Mysore, Karnataka, India
28 June, 2014
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01 August, 2014