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Screening for antimycotic properties of 56 traditional Chinese drugs.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  10815018     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
In the present study we screened extracts of 56 widely used dried Chinese medical plants or their parts (TCD) for their antimycotic properties against pathological phyla of Aspergillus fumigatus, Candida albicans, Geotrichum candidum and Rhodotorula rubra. The highest activity against Aspergillus fumigatus was shown by Carthamus tinctorius L. (flos) and Rheum palmatum L. (radix et rhizoma) and against Candida albicans, Scutellaria baicalensis Georgi (radix) had the highest activity. The highest activity against Geotrichum candidum was shown by Agastache rugosa (Fisch et Mey.) O. Ktze. Herba Menthae has moderate antimycotic properties.
T Blaszczyk; J Krzyzanowska; E Lamer-Zarawska
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Phytotherapy research : PTR     Volume:  14     ISSN:  0951-418X     ISO Abbreviation:  Phytother Res     Publication Date:  2000 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2000-06-30     Completed Date:  2000-06-30     Revised Date:  2000-12-18    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8904486     Medline TA:  Phytother Res     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  210-2     Citation Subset:  IM    
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Copyright 2000 John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.
Medical Practice, 59077 Hamm, Kamener Str. 114, Germany.
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MeSH Terms
Antifungal Agents / pharmacology*
Aspergillus fumigatus / drug effects
Candida albicans / drug effects
Drugs, Chinese Herbal / pharmacology*
Geotrichum / drug effects
Microbial Sensitivity Tests
Plants, Medicinal*
Rhodotorula / drug effects
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Antifungal Agents; 0/Drugs, Chinese Herbal

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