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Effect of Sage Herb (Salvia officinalis) on Candida albicans and F. hpatitca

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Because of resistance and side effects of common anti-parasite and antifungal drugs, there have been many studies on the use of the herbal antifungal Herbal Extract. In this study, the anti-Candida and anti-Fasiola activities of Sage Herb (Salvia Officinalis) extract in comparison with anti-fungal and anti -parasite drugs were examined. The research disc diffusion method was used to study the inhibitory effects of the extract of Sage Herb (Salvia officinalis) and Miconazole, Triclabendazole and fluconazole on species of Candida Albicans and Fasciola Hpatitca, which are isolated from patients who suffered from vulvovaginal candidiasis and Fasciolasis at 25°C and 37°C. The transparent area around the manuscript discs showed that thyme extract has the most effect against Candida Albicans. The inhibitory effects of Sage Herb (Salvia Officinalis) extract on the growth of Candida and Fasciolaat 37°C were better than 25°C. The inhibitory effect of Miconazole, Triclabendazole was better than fluconazole. The results of the present study showed that Triclabendazole and Sage Herb (Salvia Officinalis) extract had inhibitory effects on the growth of Candida Albicans and Fasciola Hpatitca.

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