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Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Vol. 9, Issue 2 (2020)

Use of plant derived antimicrobials as an alternative to antibiotics

Author(s):

Monika, Dr. Shreshtha Sharma and Dr. Nitin Kumar

Abstract:
Antibiotics are marvelous drugs. They fight against various infectious diseases and saved millions of lives. However the recent failure of antibiotics due to drug resistant pathogens and rapid spread of new infections, pressurize the health organizations and pharmaceutical industries to change their strategy and stop going slow growing production of more synthetic antibiotics against the fast growing antibiotic resistant organisms. There are considerable alternative sources of natural antimicrobials from plant with different mode of actions and was found to have competitive effects compared to commercial antibiotics. This reviews shows the plant derived antimicrobials as alternative source for synthetic antimicrobials.

Pages: 1524-1532  |  1038 Views  448 Downloads


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How to cite this article:
Monika, Dr. Shreshtha Sharma and Dr. Nitin Kumar. Use of plant derived antimicrobials as an alternative to antibiotics. J Pharmacogn Phytochem 2020;9(2):1524-1532. DOI: 10.22271/phyto.2020.v9.i2y.11069

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