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Abstract Title:

Antibacterial and anti-Trichomonas Vaginalis effects of Rosa Damascena mill petal oil (a persian medicine product), aqueous and hydroalcoholic extracts.

Abstract Source:

BMC Complement Med Ther. 2021 Oct 20 ;21(1):265. Epub 2021 Oct 20. PMID: 34670535

Abstract Author(s):

Fatemeh Saghafi, Farzaneh Mirzaie, Elham Gorji, Razieh Nabimeybodi, Mehdi Fattahi, Hamed Mahmoodian, Rahele Zareshahi

Article Affiliation:

Fatemeh Saghafi

Abstract:

BACKGROUND: Oils in traditional medicine are important products and used routinely for therapeutic purposes. Rose oil (Rosa damascene Mill), a product of Persian medicine, is advised for the treatment of Infectious diseases related to the female genitourinary tract. In the present study, R. damascena petal oil, aqueous, and hydroalcoholic extracts were evaluated for their in vitro antibacterial and anti-Trichomonas vaginalis effects.

METHODS: Anti-trichomonas activity evaluation of extracts and oil were assayed by the Homocytometery method. Their antibacterial effects against Escherichia coli, methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, and clinically isolated Group B Streptococcus were assayed by broth microdilution in 96-well plates.

RESULTS: The MIC of hydroalcoholic and aqueous extracts ranged from 25-50 and 25-100 mg/ml, respectively. Rose oil at all administered doses failed to show any antibacterial activity.

CONCLUSION: All extracts and oil concentrations showed some degree of growth inhibition activity on T. vaginalis; however, hydroalcoholic extract was more efficient.

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