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Journal :   Research Journal of Pharmacy and Technology

Volume No. :   9

Issue No. :  3

Year :  2016

Pages :   272-274

ISSN Print :  0974-3618

ISSN Online :  0974-360X


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The Role of Cardamom Oil in Oral Health: A Short Review



Address:   Pearley Jesylne, Subasree Soundarajan , Karthikeyan Murthykumar, Meenakshi. M
BDS Students, Department of Biochemistry, Saveetha Dental College, Chennai
*Corresponding Author
DOI No: 10.5958/0974-360X.2016.00050.0

ABSTRACT:
Cardamom is a seed pod, known since antiquity for its culinary and medicinal properties. The spice is native to evergreen rain forest of southern India and now grown in only few tropical countries. Cardamom has also been found to regulate inflammatory and immune activities and may be useful for cancer prevention. Cardamom extracts are effective against oral pathogenic bacteria like Streptococcus mutans and Candida albicans. Most people use cardamom as a spice and are largely unaware of its numerous health benefits. This article briefs the various health benefits of cardamom.
KEYWORDS:
Cardamom, spice, medicinal properties, oral pathogens.
Cite:
Pearley Jesylne, Subasree Soundarajan , Karthikeyan Murthykumar, Meenakshi. M. The Role of Cardamom Oil in Oral Health: A Short Review. Research J. Pharm. and Tech. 9(3): Mar., 2016; Page 272-274.
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