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Research Journal of Pharmacy and Technology
Year : 2018, Volume : 11, Issue : 5
First page : ( 1815) Last page : ( 1819)
Print ISSN : 0974-3618. Online ISSN : 0974-360X.
Article DOI : 10.5958/0974-360X.2018.00337.2

Use of Syzgium aromaticum (Clove) in combination with standard antibiotics: Application in antimicrobial chemotherapy

Singh Himanshu1,*, Kaur Rajneet1, Singh Shweta2

1Department of Biotechnology, School of Bioengineering and Biosciences, Lovely Professional University, Phagwara, Punjab, India-144402

2Department of Natural Sciences, Sant Baba Bhag Singh University, Jalandhar, India-144030

*Corresponding Author E-mail: himansu21singh@gmail.com

Online published on 21 August, 2018.

Abstract

The plant kingdom has served as an unlimited resource of useful drugs, foods, coloring agents, additives, gums and lubricants from long time. Most of the diseases like anti-hypersensitive, anti-helminthes, anti-microbial, antischistosomal and anti-covultant agents have been cured with the help of the medicinal plants. Combination therapy can be utilized to increase the effectiveness of the antibiotics and decrease the toxicity. In present study we get the positive synergistic effect of clove with various antibiotics. The antibiotics in conjugation with the plant extracts increase the area of the antimicrobial resistance caused due to the antibiotics. The positive results show that the antimicrobial activity of the antibiotics increases if the plant extracts are added to the antibiotics.

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Keywords

Antimicrobial, Synergistic effect, Medicinal Plant, Plant Extract, Antibiotic.

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