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Research Journal of Pharmacy and Technology
Year : 2019, Volume : 12, Issue : 9
First page : ( 4121) Last page : ( 4124)
Print ISSN : 0974-3618. Online ISSN : 0974-360X.
Article DOI : 10.5958/0974-360X.2019.00711.X

Anti-Malassezia furfur activity of Several Medicinal Herb

Lee Jae-Hyeok1, Park Jeong-Sook2,*

1Department of Oriental Pharmaceutical Development, Nambu University, 23 Jungang-ro, Gwangsan-gu, Gwangju, 62271, South Korea

2Department of Nursing, Nambu University, 23 Jungang-ro, Gwangsan-gu, Gwangju, 62271, South Korea

*Corresponding Author E-mail: jhlee@nambu.ac.kr, pk0207@nambu.ac.kr

Online published on 24 December, 2019.


Background, Objectives

Malassezia furfur is a yeast that causes skin diseases in humans and causes inconvenience to humans. This study is about anti-malassezia furfur effects and antioxidant effects of medicinal plants.

Methods, Statistical Analysis

Medicinal plant ethanol extracts were examined by disc diffusion method for anti-Malassezia furfur activity and used fluconazol(50mg/ml), 99% Ethanol as a positive controls. We measured the area of clear zone and evaluated that the larger size of the area was more effectives against Malassezia furfur.


The result of this study, Cinnamomum cassia Blume value was highest as 32mm and next Rhus javanica L. 25mm. This result is a result which is equivalent to about 62% when compared to 52mm of the Fluconazol (50mg/ml) positive control.


when they are used for soap, shampoo, body wash applied to skin by combination of them, It is thought to be an excellent natural antimicrobial material that prevents skin disease.



Malassezia furfur, Disc diffusionMedicinal plantFluconazol, Cinnamomum cassia.


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