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Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Vol. 10, Issue 3 (2021)

Insights into the recently discovered botanical products with anti-tuberculosis potentials

Author(s):

Ashima Gakhar

Abstract:
Tuberculosis (TB) is a dangerous bacterial infection. The illness is extremely infectious and is normally spread from person to person by inhaling bacteria-carrying air droplets. TB is a disease that mostly affects the lungs, although it may also affect other organs. It has culminated in a progressive rise in the number of orphans owing to parental deaths, and is projected to be 10 million, with maternal mortality accounting for 6%-15% of the total, or 15%-34% if only indirect factors are included. TB screening is performed using a clinical procedure that looks for current cough, sputum intake, temperature, weight loss, and night sweats. The pursuit of fresh, urgently required anti-TB drugs from natural sources necessitates a multidisciplinary approach. The usage of allopathic medications in such a complicated disease leads to more serious complications such as cross-resistance, whereas natural drugs have been seen to be more effective in this situation. The key criterion is the exploration of new remedies for the effective weakening of the unstable disease associated with TB.

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How to cite this article:
Ashima Gakhar. Insights into the recently discovered botanical products with anti-tuberculosis potentials. J Pharmacogn Phytochem 2021;10(3):122-125. DOI: 10.22271/phyto.2021.v10.i3b.14077

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