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Antifungal activity of Lawsonia inermis leaf extract against dermatophytes species

By: Attala Nabila, Hammadi Kheira, Benmansour Zakaria, Djebli Noureddine

Key Words: Lawsonia inermis, Dermatophytes, Atifungal activity, Natural product

Int. J. Biosci. 12(5), 279-283, May 2018.

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.12692/ijb/12.5.279-283

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Abstract

Plant extracts and plant-derived compounds are valuable sources as folk medicine for the treatment and prevention of a wide range of diseases including infectious diseases; Henna represent one of the most effective traditional remedy against multiple diseases that includes ulcer, skin disorders and infection malignacies. This study was carried out using 51 clinical isolates of dermatophytes representing three different species Trichophytom mentagrophytes; Microsporum canis and Trichophytom eurinacei, the antifungal activity of Lawsonia inermis was detaermined by agar diffusion and henna was used as ethanolic extract , henna extract showed the high antifungal activity against all dermatophyes specis (17 to 60mm inhibition zone).

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Antifungal activity of Lawsonia inermis leaf extract against dermatophytes species

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Attala Nabila, Hammadi Kheira, Benmansour Zakaria, Djebli Noureddine.
Antifungal activity of Lawsonia inermis leaf extract against dermatophytes species.
Int. J. Biosci. 12(5), 279-283, May 2018.
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