Nasima Iqbal

Department of Pathology, Baqai Medical University, Karachi, Pakistan


  • Research   
    Antibacterial Efficacy of Fenugreek Seed Extract Rinse against Streptococcus Mutants Colonies
    Author(s): Faiza Quraishi, Samina Tarique*, Nasima Iqbal, Sarah Azhar, Ruqaya Nangrejo and Faizah Mughal

    Background: Antibiotics has been widely used as standard antibacterial treatment for long but exploited use of these drugs, has led microorganisms to developed resistance against many antibiotics. While 33% of the population are dependent on the therapeutic plant extract to meet their essential need, the awareness towards these phytochemicals extracts have gained wide acceptability and are being prescribed by the physicians as a treatment option for antibacterial medications. Potential source of new antibacterial compound which are sourced through extracts of fenugreek seeds was found to have effect on six different strains of pathological bacteria. The aim of current study is to further identify the antibacterial efficacy of fenugreek seed extract mouth rinse against streptococcus mutants. Methodology: It was a preclinical experimental study conducted at Shaheehd Muhtarma Benazir Bhu.. Read More»

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