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Year : 1995  |  Volume : 27  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 171--177

Evaluation of santolina oil in search of new drugs against candidiasis

B Suresh1, VR Kalyanaraman2, S Dhanasekaran3, K Annadurai4, SA Dhanaraj5, S Balasubramanian6 
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An essential oil obtained from the herb of Santolina chamaecyparissus Linn. (Compositae) was evaluated for its antifungal activity against candidiasis. It was effective in controlling candidiasis both in vivo and in vitro. It also possessed antibacterial activity and the toxicity studies revealed the safety profile of the drug.


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Suresh B, Kalyanaraman V R, Dhanasekaran S, Annadurai K, Dhanaraj S A, Balasubramanian S. Evaluation of santolina oil in search of new drugs against candidiasis.Indian J Pharmacol 1995;27:171-177


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Suresh B, Kalyanaraman V R, Dhanasekaran S, Annadurai K, Dhanaraj S A, Balasubramanian S. Evaluation of santolina oil in search of new drugs against candidiasis. Indian J Pharmacol [serial online] 1995 [cited 2022 Nov 28 ];27:171-177
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