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British Journal of Medicine and Medical Research, ISSN: 2231-0614,Vol.: 6, Issue.: 4

Short Research Article

In vitro Bacteriostatic Effect of a Scaffold with a Mixture of Hypericum perforatum and Azadirachta indica Oil Extracts

 

Maria Letizia Iabichella1*

1HELIOS MED ONLUS, International Health Cooperation, Italy.

Article Information
Editor(s):
(1) Arun Kumar Nalla, College of Medicine, University of Illinois, Peoria, IL, USA.
Reviewers:
(1) Anonymous, Turkey.
(2) Anonymous, Brasil.
Complete Peer review History: http://www.sciencedomain.org/review-history/7489

Abstracts

Background: Clinical evidences suggest antimicrobial activities of a new oil extract mixture of Hypericum perforatum and Azadirachta indica, included in a polymeric scaffold (or Hyperoil™ Polimeric Substrate - HPS).
Methods: Bacteriostatic activity was investigated on selected strains of Staphylococcus aureus (ATCC® 12598™), Pseudomonas aeruginosa (ATCC® 10145™) and Klebsiella ozaenae AM through standardized in vitro tests.
Results and Conclusion: All bacterial strains were stabilized or reduced in size after 3 and 24 hours contact with the HPS if compared to the empty polymeric scaffolds.
Results showed the bacteriostatic effect of HPS that, added with its anti-inflammatory properties, could explain its tissue repair effects observed in vivo.

Keywords :

Hypericum perforatum; Azadirachta indica; Staphylococcus aureus (ATCC® 12598™); Klebsiella ozaenae AM and Pseudomonas aeruginosa (ATCC® 10145™); bacteriostatic effect; scaffold; Hyperoil™ polymeric substrate.

Full Article - PDF    Page 431-438

DOI : 10.9734/BJMMR/2015/14258

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