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ISSN Print: 2394-0530, ISSN Online: 2320-3862, NAAS Rating: 3.53

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Journal of Medicinal Plants Studies

2015, Vol. 3, Issue 5, Part B
Anti-fungal properties of Ocimum sanctum Linn: A short review

Vitul Agarwal

Fungal infections are increasingly becoming common today. Humans have only a limited arsenal against such infections and the resistant strains of fungi only make matters worse. Ocimum sanctum Linn. (Tulsi) has long been known as a medicinal plant and now, its effects have also encompassed anti-fungal properties. New research in the field only indicates that Tulsi extract is a viable alternative to other fungicides and can be used as a drug to combat infection. New research should be directed towards this bend, and investigate the extract as a drug to be used against fungal infections. This will ensure that, people who require this extract can be administered with it as soon as possible. In this review, a short summary of the recent advances in the field is given as well areas of possible research.
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How to cite this article:
Vitul Agarwal. Anti-fungal properties of Ocimum sanctum Linn: A short review. Journal of Medicinal Plants Studies. 2015; 3(5): 74-75.
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