It is obvious that spices have been used to enhance the flavour for centuries. sometimes a spice is used to hide other flavour. Other uses of spice includes medicinal, religious rituals, cosmetics, or perfume production. The spices may be available in several forms fresh, whole dried or preground dried. But many of the spices posses antimicrobial properties. In this article we can understand the antimicrobial properties of garlic, Ginger, cinnamon, clove and turmeric. These spices play an important role in inhibiting oral pathogens there by maintaining oral hygiene.
Cite this article:
P. Parvathi, R.V. Geetha. Spices and Oral Health. Research J. Pharm. and Tech. 7(2): Feb. 2014; Page 235-237.