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Phytomedicine – A Holistic Approach in Dentistry

Publication Type : Journal Article

Publisher : IRA-International Journal of Applied Sciences

Source : IRA-International Journal of Applied Sciences (ISSN 2455-4499), Volume 4 (2016)

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Keywords : antimicrobial agents, Medicinal plants, microbial disease, Phytomedicin

Campus : Kochi

School : School of Dentistry

Department : Prosthodontics & Implantology

Year : 2016

Abstract : Herbal products have been used since ancient times in folk medicine, involving both eastern and western medicinal traditions. Many plants with biological and anti-microbiological properties have been studied since there has been a relevant increase in the incidence of antibiotic overuse and misuse. In dentistry Phytomedicines has been used as anti-inflammatory, antibiotic, analgesic and sedative agents. This paper highlights certain medicinal plant which is used in dentistry as alternative and in holistic way.

Cite this Research Publication : R. Zarina, Dr. Jaini J. L., and Khosla, E., “Phytomedicine - A Holistic Approach in Dentistry”, IRA-International Journal of Applied Sciences (ISSN 2455-4499), vol. 4, 2016.

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