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Journal :   Research Journal of Pharmacy and Technology

Volume No. :   7

Issue No. :  7

Year :  2014

Pages :   821-822

ISSN Print :  0974-3618

ISSN Online :  0974-360X


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Glycyrrhiza glabra- An Ayurvedic Medicine in Dentistry



Address:   R. Kavya
Department of Pharmaceutical Microbiology, Saveetha Dental College, Chennai
*Corresponding Author
DOI No: Not Available

ABSTRACT:
Dental caries , oral infections and other related endodontic problems pose a serious threat to dental health care. This has lead to the development of various mouthwash made from chemicals to prevent such infections and caries. This is seen as a major threat in developing countries and the major cause for these infections being life style changes, lack of awareness and food habits. Since time immemorial Ayurvedic medicines have been used in the treatment of various ailments. Due to the rise in antibiotic resistance, Ayurvedic medicine has been developed recently and it's usage has also showed great results. This article throws light on the antibacterial and antimicrobial activity of the herb Glycyrrhiza glabra in dentistry.
KEYWORDS:
Glycyrrhiza glabra, antibacterial, dental caries, Ayurvedic herb.
Cite:
R. Kavya. Glycyrrhiza glabra- An Ayurvedic Medicine in Dentistry. Research J. Pharm. and Tech. 7(7): July 2014 Page 821-822.
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