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Charu Mohan Marya

Department of Public Health Dentistry, Sudha Rustagi College of Dental Sciences and Research, Haryana, India


  • Research Article   
    Antibacterial Efficacy of Lemongrass (Cymbopogon citratus) Extract against S. mutans
    Author(s): Charu Mohan Marya*

    Introduction: Lemongrass( Cymbopogon citratus DC.stapf) has beenp loughed since numerous years for therapeutical motives. The antibacterial activity of lemongrass oil against a diverse range of organisms was being reported by numerous studies and hence the study was conducted to examine the efficacy of lemongrass extract against as an adjunct in mouthwashes against the most important oral pathogen S. mutans in order to prevent plaque development. To evaluate and compare the zone of inhibition produced by aqueou s and alcoholic extract of lemongrass, chlorhexidine and saline using agar well diffusion method. An in-vitro study was ocnducted ni hte institu tional Department of Microbiology to compare the anti-microbial efficacy of aqueous and alcoholic extract of lemongrass, saline and 0.2% Chlorhexidine against S. mutans... Read More»

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