Research by Pathogen

Below is a listing of research articles organized by the following pathogens:

  • Acinetobacter baumannii

  • Campylobacter spp.

  • Candida spp.

  • Clostridium difficile

  • Enterobacteriaceae

  • Enterococcus faecium (Vancomycin-resistant)

  • Group A Streptococcus (GAS)

  • Group B Streptococcus

  • Haemophilus influenza

  • Helicobacter pylori

  • Malaria (Plasmodium spp.)

  • MRSA (methycillihn resistant Staphylococcus aureus)

  • Neisseria gonorrhea

  • Pseudomonas aeruginosa

  • Salmonella spp.

  • Shigella spp.

  • Streptococcus pneumoniae

  • Mycobacterium tuberculosis

Acinetobacter baumannii

2018: Lu M. et al.; “Bactericidal Property of Oregano Oil Against Multidrug-Resistant Clinical Isolates”; Frontiers in Microbiology; 2018; 9: 2329

2017: Intorasoot, A.et al.; “Bactericidal activity of herbal volatile oil extracts against multidrug-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii”; Journal of Intercultural Ethnopharmacology; 2017 Apr-Jun; 6(2): 218–222.

2017: Lahmar, A. et al; “Reversal of resistance in bacteria underlies synergistic effect of essential oils with conventional antibiotics.”; Microbial Pathogenesis; 2017 May;106:50-59

 

2017: Sonbol, F. et al.; “Antimicrobial Susceptibility of Some Natural Oils against Acinetobacter Species”; Journal of Clinical Chemistry and Laboratory Medicine; 2017, Vol 1(1): 103

 

2016: Knezevic, P. et al; “Antimicrobial activity of Eucalyptus camaldulensis essential oils and their interactions with conventional antimicrobial agents against multi-drug resistant Acinetobacter baumannii.”; Journal of Ethnopharmacology; 2016 Feb 3;178:125-36.

 

2016: Tiwari M, Roy R & Tiwari V; “Screening of Herbal-Based Bioactive Extract Against Carbapenem-Resistant Strain of Acinetobacter baumannii.“; Microbial Drug Resistance; 2016 Jul; 22(5): 364-71

 

2016: Trojanowska, D et al; “Activity of thyme oil (oleum thymi) against multidrug-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii and Pseudomonas aeruginosa”; Acta poloniae pharmaceutica; 2016 Jul;73(4):975-981

 

2016: Valle DL. et al.; “Antimicrobial Activities of Methanol, Ethanol and Supercritical CO2 Extracts of Philippine Piper betle L. on Clinical Isolates of Gram Positive and Gram Negative Bacteria with Transferable Multiple Drug Resistance”; PLOS One; January 7, 2016

 

2014: Aleksic, V. et al; “Synergistic effect of Myrtus communis L. essential oils and conventional antibiotics against multi-drug resistant Acinetobacter baumannii wound isolates.”; Phytomedicine: International Journal of phytotherapy and phytopharmacology; 2014 Oct 15;21(12):1666-74

 

2014: Rao, PV & Gan SH.; “Review Article. Cinnamon: A Multifaceted Medicinal Plant“; Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine; Vol 2014, Article ID 642942, 12 pages

 

2012: Duarte, A. et al.; “Synergistic activity of coriander oil and conventional antibiotics against Acinetobacter baumannii.”; Phytomedicine: International Journal of phytotherapy and phytopharmacology; 2012 Feb 15;19(3-4):236-8

Campylobacter spp.

2016: Jarriyawattanachaikul W. et al. “Antimicrobial Activity of Thai-herbal Plants against Food-borne Pathogens E. coli, S. aureus and C. jejuni”; Agriculture and Agricultural Science Procedia; Volume 11, 2016, Pages 20-24

 

2010: Cwikla, C. et al; “Investigations into the Antibacterial Activities of Phytotherapeutics against Helicobacter pylori and Campylobacter jejuni”; Phytotherapy Research. 24: 649–656 (2010)

 

2009: Samie, A. et al; “In-vitro cytotoxicity and antimicrobial activities, against clinical isolates of Campylobacter species and Entamoeba histolytica, of local medicinal plants from the Venda region, in South Africa”; Annals of Tropical Medicine & Parasitology, Vol. 103, No. 2, 159–170 (2009)

 

2008: Aslim B. & Yucel N.; “In vitro antimicrobial activity of essential oil from endemic Origanum minutiflorum on ciprofloxacin-resistant Campylobacter spp.”; Food Chemistry 107 (2008) 602–606

 

2008: Ridley, A. M. et al; “Genetic instability is associated with changes in the colonization potential of Campylobacter jejuni in the avian intestine.”; Journal of Applied Microbiology, Oxford, v. 105, n. 1, p. 95–104, 2008.

Clostridium difficile

2017: Aljarallah KM.; “Conventional and alternative treatment approaches for Clostridium difficile infection”; International Journal of Health Sciences; 2017 Jan-Mar; 11(1): 1–10.

 

2017: Roshan N., Riley T.V. and Hammer K.A.; “Antimicrobial activity of natural products against Clostridium difficile in vitro”; Journal of Applied Microbiology; 30 April 2017

 

2017: Mooyottu S., Flock G. and Venkitanarayanan K.; “Carvacrol reduces Clostridium difficile sporulation and spore outgrowth in vitro”; Journal of Medical Microbiology; 2017; 66:1229–1234

 

2016: Aljarallah, K.M.; “Inhibition of Clostridium difficile by natural herbal extracts”; Journal of Taibah University Medical Sciences, Volume 11, Issue 5, October 2016, Pages 427-431

 

2015: Thapa D. et al; “Essential oils have different effects on human pathogenic and commensal bacteria in mixed faecal fermentations compared with pure cultures.”; Microbiology. 2015 Feb;161(Pt 2):441-9.

 

2015: Thapa D et al.; “Essential oils have different effects on human pathogenic and commensal bacteria in mixed faecal fermentations compared with pure cultures.”;

 

2014: Finegold SM, et al.; “Pomegranate extract exhibits in vitro activity against Clostridium difficile.”; Nutrition. 2014 Oct; 30(10):1210-2.

 

2014: Fraternale D1, Flamini G, Ricci D.; “Essential oil composition and antimicrobial activity of Angelica archangelica L. (Apiaceae) roots.”; Journal of Medicinal Food 2014 Sep; 17(9): 1043-7.

 

2014: Mooyottu S. et al; “Carvacrol and trans-Cinnamaldehyde Reduce Clostridium difficile Toxin Production and Cytotoxicity in Vitro”; International Journal of Molecular Sciences. 2014 Mar; 15(3): 4415–4430.

 

2013: Chorlton, M. et al.; “PTH-086 Investigation of the Antimicrobial Activity of Essential Oils of Culinary and Medicinal Herbs and Spices Against selected Gastrointestinal Pathogens”; BMJ Gut; Volume 62, Issue Suppl 1

 

2013: Shilling M. et al; “Antimicrobial effects of virgin coconut oil and its medium-chain fatty acids on Clostridium difficile.”; Journal of Medicinal Food. 2013 Dec;16(12):1079-85.

 

2013: Thompson, A. et al.; “Comparison of the antibacterial activity of essential oils and extracts of medicinal and culinary herbs to investigate potential new treatments for irritable bowel syndrome”; BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine, 13 (2013), p. 338

 

2009: Doran A.L. et al; “Vapour–phase activities of essential oils against antibiotic sensitive and resistant bacteria including MRSA”; Letters in Applied Microbiology; 9 March 2009

 

2008: Sharma M et al.; “Echinacea. Extracts Contain Significant and Selective Activities Against Human Pathogenic Bacteria”; Pharmaceutical Biology;  07 Oct 2008; Pages 111-116

 

2006: Shahverdi A.R. et al; “Trans‐Cinnamaldehyde from Cinnamomum zeylanicum Bark Essential Oil Reduces the Clindamycin Resistance of Clostridium difficile in vitro”; Journal of Food Science 05 December 2006

Candida infections

2017: Ansari M. A., et al.;“Monoterpenoid perillyl alcohol impairs metabolic flexibility of Candida albicans by inhibiting glyoxylate cycle.”; Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications. 2017

 

2017: Liu X, et al.; “Antifungal Compounds against Candida Infections from Traditional Chinese Medicine”; BioMed Research International, 2017 Dec 28

 

2017: Soliman, SSM. et al.; “Assessment of herbal drugs for promising anti-Candida activity”; BMC Complementary & Alternative Medicine; 2017, May 8

 

2017: Toden, S. et al.; “Essential turmeric oils enhance anti-inflammatory efficacy of curcumin in dextran sulfate sodium-induced colitis”; Scientific Reports, 2017; 7: 814.

 

2016: Aghil Sharifzadeh, A & Shokri H; “Antifungal activity of essential oils from Iranian plants against fluconazole-resistant and fluconazole-susceptible Candida albicans”; Avicenna Journal of Phytomedicine, 2016 Mar-Apr; 6(2): 215–222

 

2016: Seleem D., et al; “In vitro and in vivo antifungal activity of lichochalcone-A against Candida albicans biofilms.”; PLoS ONE. 2016;11(6)

 

2016: Yun DG, Lee DG; “Silibinin triggers yeast apoptosis related to mitochondrial Ca influx in Candida albicans.”; Int J Biochem Cell Biol. 2016 Nov; 80():1-9.

 

2015: Elshafie H. S., Mancini E., Sakr S., et al.; “Antifungal activity of some constituents of Origanum vulgare L. essential oil against postharvest disease of peach fruit.”;  Journal of Medicinal Food. 2015; 18(8):929–934.

 

2015: Khan A., et al.; “Effect of two monoterpene phenols on antioxidant defense system in Candida albicans.”; Microbial Pathogenesis. 2015; 80:50–56.

 

2015: Packer J et al; “Antimicrobial activity of customary medicinal plants of the Yaegl Aboriginal community of northern New South Wales, Australia: a preliminary study”; BioMed Central Research Notes; 30 June 2015 

 

2015: Samber N., et. al; “Synergistic anti-candidal activity and mode of action of Mentha piperita essential oil and its major components.”; Pharmaceutical Biology. 2015; 53(10):1496–1504.

2014: Bayan L., Koulivand, P.H. & Gorji A; “ Garlic: a review of potential therapeutic effects“;  Avicenna Journal of Phytomedicine;  2014 Jan-Feb; 4(1): 1–14

 

2014: Dhamgaye S., Devaux F., Vandeputte P., et al.; “Molecular mechanisms of action of herbal antifungal alkaloid berberine, in Candida albicans.”; PLoS ONE. 2014;9(8)

 

2014: Fraternale D1, Flamini G, Ricci D.; “Essential oil composition and antimicrobial activity of Angelica archangelica L. (Apiaceae) roots.”; Journal of Medicinal Food 2014 Sep; 17(9): 1043-7.

 

2014: Mahmoudvand H., Ayatollahi Mousavi S. A., Sepahvand A., et al.; “Antifungal, antileishmanial, and cytotoxicity activities of various extracts of Berberis vulgaris (Berberidaceae) and its active principle berberine.”; ISRN Pharmacology. 2014; 2014:6.

 

2014: Zhu S.-L., Yan L., Zhang Y.-X., et al.; “Berberine inhibits fluphenazine-induced up-regulation of CDR1 in Candida albicans.”; Biological & Pharmaceutical Bulletin. 2014; 37(2): 268–273.

 

2013: Chorlton, M. et al.; “PTH-086 Investigation of the Antimicrobial Activity of Essential Oils of Culinary and Medicinal Herbs and Spices Against selected Gastrointestinal Pathogens”; BMJ Gut; Volume 62, Issue Suppl 1

 

2013: Li D.-D., Xu Y., Zhang D.-Z., et al.; “Fluconazole assists berberine to kill fluconazole-resistant Candida albicans.”; Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy. 2013; 57(12): 6016–6027.

 

2012: Bhatia M, Sharma A: Inactivation of Candidia albicans in culture media by eight spices native to Indian subcontinent. Intl J Pharm Sci Rev Res. 2012, 16: 125-129.

 

2012: Brown G. D., et al; “Hidden killers: human fungal infections.”; Science Translational Medicine. 2012;4(165)

 

2012: Giri S., Kindo A. J. “A review of Candida species causing blood stream infection.”; Indian Journal of Medical Microbiology. 2012;30(3):270–278.

 

2012: Hudson, J.B.; “Applications of the Phytomedicine Echinacea purpurea (Purple Coneflower) in Infectious Diseases”; Journal of Biomedicine and Biotechnology, Volume 2012

 

2012: Khan M. S. A., Ahmad I.; “Antibiofilm activity of certain phytocompounds and their synergy with fluconazole against Candida albicans biofilms.”; Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy. 2012;67(3):618–621.

 

2012: Khan N., Shreaz S., Bhatia R., et al.; “Anticandidal activity of curcumin and methyl cinnamaldehyde. Fitoterapia. 2012; 83(3): 434–440.

2012: Tsang P. W.-K., Bandara H. M. H. N., Fong W.-P.; “Purpurin suppresses Candida albicans Biofilm formation and hyphal development.”; PLoS ONE. 2012;7(11)

 

2012: Zeljkovic, SC. et al; “Chemical composition and antioxidant and antimicrobial activity of essential oil of Artemisia annua L. from Bosnia.”; Industrial Crops and Products. (2012). 37. 479-485.

 

2011: Zomorodian K. et al.; “Chemical composition and antimicrobial activities of the essential oils from three ecotypes of Zataria multiflora”; Pharmacognosy Magazine; 2011 Jan-Mar; 7(25): 53–59

 

2011: Messier C., Grenier D.; “Effect of licorice compounds licochalcone A, glabridin and glycyrrhizic acid on growth and virulence properties of Candida albicans.”; Mycoses. 2011;54(6):e801–e806.

 

2011: Pires R. H., Montanari L. B., Martins C. H. G., et al. Anticandidal efficacy of cinnamon oil against planktonic and biofilm cultures of Candida parapsilosis and Candida orthopsilosis. Mycopathologia. 2011;172(6):453–464.

 

2010: Herrera DR, et al.; “In vitro antimicrobial activity of phytotherapic Uncaria tomentosa against endodontic pathogens.”; Journal of Oral Science, 2010 Sep;52(3):473-6.

 

2010: Sharma M., et al.; “Antifungal curcumin induces reactive oxygen species and triggers an early apoptosis but prevents hyphae development by targeting the global repressor TUP1 in Candida albicans.”; Bioscience Reports. 2010; 30(6): 391–404.

 

2009: Khan R, et al.; “Antimicrobial activity of five herbal extracts against multi drug resistant (MDR) strains of bacteria and fungus of clinical origin.”; Molecules. 2009, 14: 586-597.

 

2009: Xu Y., Wang Y., Yan L., et al.; “Proteomic analysis reveals a synergistic mechanism of fluconazole and berberine against fluconazole-resistant Candida albicans: endogenous ROS augmentation.”; Journal of Proteome Research. 2009; 8(11): 5296–5304.

 

2009: Warnke P et al; “The battle against multi-resistant strains: Renaissance of antimicrobial essential oils as a promising force to fight hospital-acquired infections”;  Journal of cranio-maxillofacial surgery, 2009, 37(7), 392-397

 

2008: Jantan IB, et al; “Correlation between chemical composition and antifungal activity of the essential oils of eight Cinnamomum species.”; Pharmaceutical Biology. 2008, 46: 406-412.

 

2006: Lao C. D., Ruffin M. T., IV, Normolle D., et al. “Dose escalation of a curcuminoid formulation.”; BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine. 2006;6, article 10

 

2006: Runyoro, DKB, et al; “Screening of Tanzanian medicinal plants for anti-Candida activity”; BMC Complementary & Alternative Medicine; 2006, 6: 11

2004: Iwalokun BA, et al.; “In vitro antimicrobial properties of aqueous garlic extract against multidrug-resistant bacteria and Candida species from Nigeria.”; Journal of Medical Food. 2004. Fall;7(3):327-33

 

2003: Liu G., Oettel K., Bailey H., et al.; “Phase II trial of perillyl alcohol (NSC 641066) administered daily in patients with metastatic androgen independent prostate cancer.”; Investigational New Drugs. 2003;21(3):367–372.

 

2000: Iida Y, et al.; “In vitro synergism between nyasol, an active compound isolated from Anemarrhena asphodeloides, and azole agents against Candida albicans.”; Planta Med. 2000 Jun; 66(5):435-8.

 

1999: Ferhout H, et al.; “Antifungal activity of selected essential oils, cinnamaldehyde and carvacrol against Malassezia furfur and Candida albicans.” Journal of Essential Oil Research. 1999, 11: 119-129

 

1993: C. Steinmuller, et al; “Polysaccharides isolated from plant cell cultures of Echinacea purpurea enhance the resistance of immunosuppressed mice against systemic infections with Candida albicans and Listeria monocytogenes,” International Journal of Immunopharmacology, vol. 15, no. 5, pp. 605–614, 1993.

 

1992: Lecciones J. A., Lee J. W., Navarro E. E., et al. “Vascular catheter-associated fungemia in patients with cancer: analysis of 155 episodes.” Clinical Infectious Diseases. 1992;14(4):875–883.

 

1991: J. Roesler, C. et al.; “Application of purified polysaccharides from cell cultures of the plant Echinacea purpurea to mice mediates protection against systemic infections with Listeria monocytogenes and Candida albicans,” International Journal of Immunopharmacology, vol. 13, no. 1, pp. 27–37, 1991.

Enterobacteriaceae

2017: Dzotam, JK. & Kuete V; “Antibacterial and Antibiotic-Modifying Activity of Methanol Extracts from Six Cameroonian Food Plants against Multidrug-Resistant Enteric Bacteria”; BioMed Research International, Vol 2017, Article ID 1583510, 19 pages

 

2017: Thakur P et al.; “Protective effect of Berberis aristata against peritonitis induced by carbapenem-resistant Escherichia coli in a mammalian model.”; Journal of global antimicrobial resistance; 2017 Jun;9:21-29

 

2016: Fu, L., Lu WQ. & Xhou XM; “Phenolic Compounds and In Vitro Antibacterial and Antioxidant Activities of Three Tropic Fruits: Persimmon, Guava, and Sweetsop”; BioMed Research International Volume 2016, Article ID 4287461, 9 pages

 

2016: Thakur P et al; “Augmenting the potency of third-line antibiotics with Berberis aristata: In vitro synergistic activity against carbapenem-resistant Escherichia coli”; Journal of Global Antimicrobial Resistance; Volume 6, September 2016, Pages 10-16

 

2016: Thakur P et al; “Attenuation of adhesion, quorum sensing and biofilm mediated virulence of carbapenem resistant Escherichia coli by selected natural plant products.”; Microbial Pathogenesis; 2016 Mar; 92: 76-85

 

2016” Valle DL. et al.; “Antimicrobial Activities of Methanol, Ethanol and Supercritical CO2 Extracts of Philippine Piper betle L. on Clinical Isolates of Gram Positive and Gram Negative Bacteria with Transferable Multiple Drug Resistance”; PLOS One; January 7, 2016

 

2015: Valle DL, et al.; “Antibacterial activities of ethanol extracts of Philippine medicinal plants against multidrug-resistant bacteria“; Asian Pacific Journal of Tropical Biomedicine; Volume 5, Issue 7, July 2015, Pages 532-540

2013: Warnke PH; “The ongoing battle against multi-resistant strains: In-vitro inhibition of hospital-acquired MRSA, VRE, Pseudomonas, ESBL E. coli and Klebsiella species in the presence of plant-derived antiseptic oils”; Journal of Cranio-Maxillofacial Surgery; Volume 41, Issue 4, June 2013, Pages 321-326

 

2011: Orhan IE. et al; “Inhibitory effects of various essential oils and individual components against extended-spectrum beta-lactamase (ESBL) produced by Klebsiella pneumoniae and their chemical compositions.”; Journal of Food Science; 2011 Oct; 76(8): M538-46

Enterococcus faecium (Vancomycin-resistant)

2017: Liu Q. et l.’ “Antibacterial and Antifungal Activities of Spices”; International Journal of Molecular Sciences;  2017 Jun; 18(6): 1283

 

2016: Valle DL. et al.; “Antimicrobial Activities of Methanol, Ethanol and Supercritical CO2 Extracts of Philippine Piper betle L. on Clinical Isolates of Gram Positive and Gram Negative Bacteria with Transferable Multiple Drug Resistance”; Public Library Of Science One; January 7, 2016

 

2015: Revati, S. et al.; “In vitro antibacterial activity of seven Indian spices against high level gentamicin resistant strains of Enterococci”; Archives of Medical Science; 2015 Aug 12; 11(4): 863–868

 

2015: Valle DL, et al.; “Antibacterial activities of ethanol extracts of Philippine medicinal plants against multidrug-resistant bacteria“; Asian Pacific Journal of Tropical Biomedicine; Volume 5, Issue 7, July 2015, Pages 532-540

 

2014: Bayan L., Koulivand, P.H. & Gorji A; ” Garlic: a review of potential therapeutic effects“; Avicenna Journal of Phytomedicine; 2014 Jan-Feb; 4(1): 1–14

 

2013: Warnke P; “The ongoing battle against multi-resistant strains: In-vitro inhibition of hospital-acquired MRSA, VRE, Pseudomonas, ESBL E. coli and Klebsiella species in the presence of plant-derived antiseptic oils”; Journal of Cranio-Maxillofacial Surgery; Volume 41, Issue 4, June 2013, Pages 321-326

 

2012: Nilsson, O.; “Vancomycin resistant Enterococci in farm animals – occurrence and importance”; Infection Ecology & Epidemiology; 2012 Apr 19

 

2011: Selim. S; “Antimicrobial Activity Of Essential Oils Against Vancomycin-Resistant Enterococci (Vre) And Escherichia coli O157:H7 In Feta Soft Cheese And Minced Beef Meat”; Brazillian Journal of Microbiology; 2011 Jan-Mar; 42(1): 187–196

 

2002: Centre for Disease Control and Prevention; “VRE in Healthcare Settings”; retrieved 14 April 2019[10] Palombo EA & Semple SJ.; “Antibacterial activity of Australian plant extracts against methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) and vancomycin-resistant Enterococci (VRE).”; Journal of Basic Microbiology;  2002;42(6):444-8.

 

2002: Palombo EA & Semple SJ.; “Antibacterial activity of Australian plant extracts against methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) and vancomycin-resistant Enterococci (VRE).”; Journal of Basic Microbiology;  2002;42(6):444-8.

Group A Streptococcus (GAS)

2019: Wijesundara, NM & Rupasinghe HP; “Bactericidal and Anti-Biofilm Activity of Ethanol Extracts Derived from Selected Medicinal Plants against Streptococcus pyogenes”; Molecules. 2019 Mar 24;24(6)

 

2016: G. D. Mahumane, et al.;  “Chemical composition and antimicrobial activity of Eucalyptus radiata leaf essential oil, sampled over a year,” Journal of Essential Oil Research, vol. 28, no. 6, pp. 475–488, 2016.

 

2016: Orefici, G. et al; “Pediatric Autoimmune Neuropsychiatric Disorders Associated with Streptococcal Infections (PANDAS)”; Chapter in Ferretti JJ, Stevens DL, Fischetti VA, eds. “Streptococcus pyogenes : Basic Biology to Clinical Manifestations [Internet].”; Oklahoma City (OK): University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center; 2016

 

2015: Magi G., Marini E & Facinelli B; “Antimicrobial activity of essential oils and carvacrol, and synergy of carvacrol and erythromycin, against clinical, erythromycin-resistant Group A Streptococci”; Frontiers in Microbiology., 03 March 2015

 

2015: Marini E. et al; “Antimicrobial and Anti-Virulence Activity of Capsaicin Against Erythromycin-Resistant, Cell-Invasive Group A Streptococci”; Frontiers in Microbiology., 13 November 2015

 

2015: Sela, F. et al; “Chemical composition and antimicrobial activity of essential oils of Juniperus excelsa Bieb. (Cupressaceae) grown in R. Macedonia,” Pharmacognosy Research, vol. 7, no. 1, pp. 74–80, 2015.

2015: Singh, BR.;  Antimicrobial Activity of Rose Geranium (Pelargonium roseum) Essential Oil on Bacteria of Veterinary Clinical Origin.  (2015). Asian Journal of Pharmaceutical Technology & Innovation. 3. 1-5.

 

2014: van Vuuren, S.F.; ““Essential oil composition and antimicrobial interactions of understudied tea tree species,” South African Journal of Botany, vol. 92, pp. 7–14, 2014.

 

2013: Dubey D and Padhy RN.; “Antibacterial activity of Lantana camara L. against multidrug resistant pathogens from ICU patients of a teaching hospital.”; J Herb Med. 2013;3:65–75.

 

2012: R. Hamoud, et al;  “Antimicrobial activity of a traditionally used complex essential oil distillate (Olbas® Tropfen) in comparison to its individual essential oil ingredients,” Phytomedicine, vol. 19, no. 11, pp. 969–976, 2012.

 

2011: Eslami G, et al.; “Effects of Calendula officinalis extract on bacteria isolated.”; Research in Medicine. 2011; 34 (4) :214-218

 

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2009: Warnke P et al; “The battle against multi-resistant strains: Renaissance of antimicrobial essential oils as a promising force to fight hospital-acquired infections”;  Journal of cranio-maxillofacial surgery, 2009, 37(7), 392-397

 

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Group B streptococcus

2017: Le Doare,  et al; “Intrapartum Antibiotic Chemoprophylaxis Policies for the Prevention of Group B Streptococcal Disease Worldwide: Systematic Review”; Clinical Infectious Diseases, Volume 65, Issue suppl_2, 15 November 2017, Pages S143–S151

 

2015:Peng L et al; “Antibacterial activity and mechanism of berberine against Streptococcus agalactiae.”; International Journal of Clinical and Experimental Pathology. 2015 May 1;8(5):5217-23.

 

2015: Perugini Biasi-Garbin, R et al; “Effect of Eugenol against Streptococcus agalactiae and Synergistic Interaction with Biologically Produced Silver Nanoparticles”; Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine; Volume 2015, 8 pages

 

2014: Monika, S. et al.; “Inhibitory Activity of Cinnamon Bark Oil on Group B Streptococci (GBS)”; Journal of Essential Oil Bearing Plants; 23 Dec 2014

 

2013: Sivananthan M & Imanina CW; “Synergistic Activity of Chloroform and Methanol Extract of Andrographis paniculata With Erythromycin Against Streptococcus agalactiae”; International Journal of PharmTech Research; Vol.5, No.3, pp1393-1398, July-Sept 2013

 

2011: Mandal, M.D. and Mandal, S.; “Honey: its medicinal property and antibacterial activity”; Asian Pacific Journal of Tropical Biomedicine. 2011 Apr; 1(2): 154–160.

 

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Haemophilus influenza

2010: Köse EO. et al; “Chemical composition, antimicrobial and antioxidant activities of the essential oils of Sideritis erythrantha Boiss. and Heldr. (var. erythrantha and var. cedretorum P.H. Davis) endemic in Turkey.”; Food and Chemical Toxicology : an International Journal Published for the British Industrial Biological Research Association [27 Jul 2010, 48(10):2960-2965]

 

2009: Reichling J, et al. “Essential oils of aromatic plants with antibacterial, antifungal, antiviral, and cytotoxic properties—an overview.”; Forsch Komplementmed. 2009;16: 79-90.

 

2007: Fabio A, et al: Screening of the antibacterial effects of a variety of essential oils on microorganisms responsible for respiratory infections. Phytother Res. 2007, 21: 374-377

 

2007: Huang J et al; “Antibacterial activity of Artemisia asiatica essential oil against some common respiratory infection causing bacterial strains and its mechanism of action in Haemophilus influenzae.”; Microbial Pathogenisis. 2018 Jan;114:470-475.[11]

 

2007: Fabio A et al; “Screening of the antibacterial effects of a variety of essential oils on microorganisms responsible for respiratory infections.”; Phytotherapy research; 2007 Apr;21(4):374-7

 

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2004: Multidrug-Resistant Bacteria and Candida Species from Nigeria”; Journal of Medicinal Food 7 (3) 2004, 327–333

 

2001: Inouye S, Takizawa T and  Yamaguchi H; “Antibacterial activity of essential oils and their major constituents against respiratory tract pathogens by gaseous contact”; Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy, Volume 47, Issue 5, May 2001, Pages 565–573

Helicobacter pylori

2016: Abdallah EM.; “Medicinal Plants with Antibacterial Properties Against Helicobacter pylori: A Brief Review”; Journal of Nutraceuticals and Food Science; November 10, 2016

2015: Safavi M., Shams-Ardakani M. & Foroumadi A.; “Medicinal plants in the treatment of Helicobacter pylori infections”; Pharmaceutical Biology, Vol 53, 2015; Pages 939-960

2014: Tadjrobehkar O & Abdollahi H; “A Novel Reduction Strategy of Clarithromycin Resistance in Helicobacter pylori.” Jundishapur Journal of Microbiology; 2014 Dec 1;7(12):e13081

 

2014: Takeuchi H. et al; “Natural products and food components with anti-Helicobacter pylori activities”; World Journal of gastroenterology”; Jul 21,

2014; 20(27): 8971-8978

 

2014: Wang YC.; “Medicinal plant activity on Helicobacter pylori related diseases.”; World Journal of gastroenterology; 2014 Aug 14;20(30):10368-82

 

2010: C. Cwikla, C. et al; “Investigations into the Antibacterial Activities of Phytotherapeutics against Helicobacter pylori and Campylobacter jejuni”; Phytotherapy Research. 24: 649–656 (2010)

 

2010: Cogo LL et al; “Anti-Helicobacter pylori activity of plant extracts traditionally used for the treatment of gastrointestinal disorders”; Brazillian Journal of Microbiology 2010 Apr-Jun; 41(2): 304–309

 

2009: Castillo-Juarez I. et al; “Anti-Helicobacter pylori activity of plants used in Mexican traditional medicine for gastrointestinal disorders”; Journal of Ethnopharmacology; Volume 122, Issue 2, 18 March 2009, Pages 402-405

 

2009: Wang YC et al; “In vitro activity of Impatiens balsamina L. against multiple antibiotic-resistant Helicobacter pylori”; The American Journal of Chinese Medicine; 2009;37(4):713-22.

 

2006: Blaser MJ (2006). “Who are we? Indigenous microbes and the ecology of human diseases”. EMBO Reports. 7 (10): 956–60.

 

2005: Ali SM. et al.’ “Antimicrobial activities of Eugenol and Cinnamaldehyde against the human gastric pathogen Helicobacter pylori”; Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials; 2005 Dec 21;4:20

 

2003: Ohno T, et al; “Antimicrobial activity of essential oils against Helicobacter pylori.“; Helicobacter. 2003, 8: 207-215.

 

2002: Cimanga K, et al; “Correlation between chemical composition and antibacterial activity of essential oils of some aromatic medicinal plants growing in the Democratic Republic of Congo.” J Ethnopharmacol. 2002, 79: 213-220.

 

2001: Gold  BD. Helicobacter pylori infection in children. Curr Probl Pediatr Adolesc Health Care. 2001;31:247–66.PubMed

 

2001: Lacy  BE, Rosemore  J. Helicobacter pylori: ulcers and more: the beginning of an era. J Nutr. 2001;131:2789S–93S.PubMed

2000: Brown  LM. Helicobacter pylori: epidemiology and routes of transmission. Epidemiol Rev. 2000;22:283–97.PubMed

Malaria

2018: Plant Resources of Tropical Africa; “Record Display – Zanthoxylum chalybeum Engl.”; 29 Dec 2018; [https://prota4u.org/database/protav8.asp?g=pe&p=Zanthoxylum+chalybeum+Engl.]

 

2016: Kiraithe, MN. et al.; “Evaluation of the use of Ocimum suave Willd. (Lamiaceae), Plectranthus barbatus Andrews (Lamiaceae) and Zanthoxylum chalybeum Engl. (Rutaceae) as antimalarial remedies in Kenyan folk medicine.”; Journal of Ethnopharmacology; 2016 Feb 3;178:266-71

 

2013: Musila MF. et al.; “In vivo antimalarial activity, toxicity and phytochemical screening of selected antimalarial plants”; Journal of Ethnopharmacology; 2013 Mar 27;146(2):557-61

 

2013: Nguta, JM & Mbaria JM.; “Brine shrimp toxicity and antimalarial activity of some plants traditionally used in treatment of malaria in Msambweni district of Kenya”; Journal of Ethnopharmacology; 2013 Jul 30;148(3):988-92

 

2011: Elango G. et al; “Efficacy of medicinal plant extracts against malarial vector, Anopheles subpictus Grassi“; Parasitology research; June 2011, Volume 108, Issue 6, pp 1437–1445

 

2010: Muganga, R., Angenot, L., Tits, M. & Frédérich, M., 2010. Antiplasmodial and cytotoxic activities of Rwandan medicinal plants used in the treatment of malaria. Journal of Ethnopharmacology 128(1): 52–57

 

2007: Karou SD., et al; “Sida acuta Burm. f.: a medicinal plant with numerous potencies”; African Journal of Biotechnology, Dec 2007; Vol. 6 (25), pp. 2953-2959

MRSA

MRSA References

2019 - Man A et al.; ” Antimicrobial Activity of Six Essential Oils Against a Group of Human Pathogens: A Comparative Study”; Pathogens; 28 Jan 2019

2018 - Mostafa AA, et al; “Antimicrobial activity of some plant extracts against bacterial strains causing food poisoning diseases“; Saudi Journal of Biological Sciences, Volume 25, Issue 2, February 2018, Pages 361-366

 

2018 - Oliva A. et al.; “High Potency of Melaleuca alternifolia Essential Oil against Multi-Drug Resistant Gram-Negative Bacteria and Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus“; Molecules 2018, 23(10), 2584

 

2016 - Carter DA. et al.; “Therapeutic Manuka Honey: No Longer So Alternative“; Frontiers In Microbiology; 2016; 7: 569.

 

2015 - Sharapov FS. et al.; “Chemical compositions of the essential oils of three Salvia species cultivated in Germany“; American Journal of Essential Oils and Natural Products 2015; 3(2): 26-29

 

2014 - Gavanji S et al; “Antimicrobial and cytotoxic evaluation of some herbal essential oils in comparison with common antibiotics in bioassay condition”; Integrative Medicine Research; 2014 Sept; ;3(3):142-152

 

2012 - Cech NB. et al.; “Quorum Quenching and Antimicrobial Activity of Goldenseal (Hydrastis canadensis) against Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA)“; Planta Medica; 2012 Sep; 78(14): 1556–1561.

 

2016 - Fu, L., Lu WQ. & Xhou XM; “Phenolic Compounds and In Vitro Antibacterial and Antioxidant Activities of Three Tropic Fruits: Persimmon, Guava, and Sweetsop”; BioMed Research International; Volume 2016, Article ID 4287461, 9 pages

 

2016 - Valle DL. et al.; “Antimicrobial Activities of Methanol, Ethanol and Supercritical CO2 Extracts of Philippine Piper betle L. on Clinical Isolates of Gram Positive and Gram Negative Bacteria with Transferable Multiple Drug Resistance”; PLOS One; January 7, 2016

 

2015 - Packer J et al; “Antimicrobial activity of customary medicinal plants of the Yaegl Aboriginal community of northern New South Wales, Australia: a preliminary study”; BioMed Central Research Notes; 30 June 2015

 

2015 - Valle DL, et al.; “Antibacterial activities of ethanol extracts of Philippine medicinal plants against multidrug-resistant bacteria“; Asian Pacific Journal of Tropical Biomedicine; Volume 5, Issue 7, July 2015, Pages 532-540 

 

2012 - Nunez L. & Aquino MD; “Microbicide activity of clove essential oil (Eugenia caryophyllata)“; Brazillian Journal of Microbiology; 2012 Oct-Dec; 43(4): 1255–1260

2012 - Warnke P; “The ongoing battle against multi-resistant strains: In-vitro inhibition of hospital-acquired MRSA, VRE, Pseudomonas, ESBL E. coli and Klebsiella species in the presence of plant-derived antiseptic oils”; Journal of cranio-maxillo facial surgery; Nov 2012, 41(4)

 

2011 - Mandal S et al.; “In Vitro Antibacterial Activity of three Indian Spices Against Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus“; Oman Medical Journal; 2011 Sep;26(5):319-23

 

2009 - Mills-Robertson FC et al.; “In vitro antimicrobial activity of Cryptolepis sanguinolenta (periplocaceae)”; African Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmacology Vol. 3(9). pp. 476-480, September, 2009

 

2004 - Edwards-Jones V et al; “The effect of essential oils on methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus using a dressing model”; Burns; 2004, Dec; 30(8); 772-7

 

2002 - Palombo EA & Semple SJ.; “Antibacterial activity of Australian plant extracts against methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) and vancomycin-resistant enterococci (VRE).”; Journal of Basic Microbiology;  2002;42(6):444-8.

 

2000 - Anani, K. et al.; “Investigation of Medicinal Plants of Togo for Antiviral and Antimicrobial Activities”; Pharmaceutical Biology;  38:1, 40-45

 

1994 - Paulo, A. et al.; “In vitro antibacterial screening of Cryptolepis sanguinolenta alkaloids”; Journal of Ethnopharmacology 44(1994)127—130

Neisseri gonorrhea

2018: Bizuayehu, B. & Garedew, B.; “A review on the ethnobotanical study of medicinal plants used for the treatment of gonorrhea disease in Ethiopia”; Indian Journal of Natural Products and Resources; December 2018, 9(3):183-193

 

2015: Mulaudzi R.B., Ndhlala A.R. & Van Staden, J.; “Ethnopharmacological evaluation of a traditional herbal remedy used to treat gonorrhoea in Limpopo province, South Africa”; South African Journal of Botany; Volume 97, March 2015, Pages 117-122

 

2011: Cybulska P et al; “Extracts of Canadian first nations medicinal plants, used as natural products, inhibit Neisseria gonorrhoeae isolates with different antibiotic resistance profiles.”; Sexually Transmitted Diseases; 2011 Jul;38(7):667-71

2010: Kuete V. “Potential of Cameroonian Plants and Derived Products against Microbial Infections: A Review.” Planta Med 2010; 76(14): 1479-1491

 

2009: Kuete V et al;  “Diospyrone, crassiflorone and plumbagin: three antimycobacterial and antigonorrhoeal naphthoquinones from two Diospyros spp.”; International Journal of Antimicrobial Agents. 2009 Oct;34(4):322-5.

 

2009: Shokeena P., Bala M. & Tandona V.; “Evaluation of the activity of 16 medicinal plants against Neisseria gonorrhoeae”; International Journal of Antimicrobial Agents 33 (2009) 86–91

 

2008: Shokeen P et al; “In vitro activity of eugenol, an active component from Ocimum sanctum, against multiresistant and susceptible strains of Neisseria gonorrhoeae.”; International Journal of Antimicrobial Agents. 2008 Aug;32(2):174-9.

 

2005: Ngounou F N, et al.; “Antimicrobial diterpenoid alkaloids from Erythrophleum suaveolens”;  Bulletin of the Chemical Society of Ethiopia

2005; 19 221-226

 

2005: Shokeen P et al; “Preliminary studies on activity of Ocimum sanctum, Drynaria quercifolia, and Annona squamosa against Neisseria gonorrhoeae.”; Sexually Transmitted Diseases. 2005 Feb;32(2):106-11.

 

1995: Cáceres A et al.;” Antigonorrhoeal activity of plants used in Guatemala for the treatment of sexually transmitted diseases.”; Journal of Ethnopharmacology. 1995 Oct;48(2):85-8.

Pseudomonas aeruginosa

2018: Lu M. et al.; “Bactericidal Property of Oregano Oil Against Multidrug-Resistant Clinical Isolates”; Frontiers in Microbiology; 2018; 9: 2329

 

2018: Mostafa AA, et al; “Antimicrobial activity of some plant extracts against bacterial strains causing food poisoning diseases“; Saudi Journal of Biological Sciences, Volume 25, Issue 2, February 2018, Pages 361-366

 

2017: Dzotam, JK. & Kuete V; “Antibacterial and Antibiotic-Modifying Activity of Methanol Extracts from Six Cameroonian Food Plants against Multidrug-Resistant Enteric Bacteria”; BioMed Research International, Vol 2017, Article ID 1583510, 19 pages

 

2016: Fu, L., Lu WQ. & Xhou XM; “Phenolic Compounds and In Vitro Antibacterial and Antioxidant Activities of Three Tropic Fruits: Persimmon, Guava, and Sweetsop”; BioMed Research International; Volume 2016, Article ID 4287461, 9 pages

 

2016: Valle DL. et al.; “Antimicrobial Activities of Methanol, Ethanol and Supercritical CO2 Extracts of Philippine Piper betle L. on Clinical Isolates of Gram Positive and Gram Negative Bacteria with Transferable Multiple Drug Resistance”; Public Library Of Science One; January 7, 2016

2014: Bayan L., Koulivand, P.H. & Gorji A; ” Garlic: a review of potential therapeutic effects“; Avicenna Journal of Phytomedicine; 2014 Jan-Feb; 4(1): 1–14

 

2014: Gavanji S et al; “Antimicrobial and cytotoxic evaluation of some herbal essential oils in comparison with common antibiotics in bioassay condition”; Integrative Medicine Research; 2014 Sept; ;3(3):142-152

 

2014: Rao PV. & Gan SH; “Review Article: Cinnamon: A Multifaceted Medicinal Plant“; Evidence-based Complementary and Alternative Medicine; 2014; ID 642942

 

2012: Warnke P; “The ongoing battle against multi-resistant strains: In-vitro inhibition of hospital-acquired MRSA, VRE, Pseudomonas, ESBL E. coli and Klebsiella species in the presence of plant-derived antiseptic oils”; Journal of cranio-maxillo facial surgery; Nov 2012, 41(4)

 

2007: Cox SD, Markham JL. Susceptibility and intrinsic tolerance of Pseudomonas aeruginosa to selected plant volatile compounds. J Appl Microbiol. 2007; 103: 930–936.

 

2006: Rojas, JJ.; “Screening for antimicrobial activity of ten medicinal plants used in Colombian folkloric medicine: A possible alternative in the treatment of non-nosocomial infections”; BioMed Central, Complementary and Alternative Medicine;  2006; 6:

 

2004: Longbottom CJ, Carson CF, Hammer KA, Mee BJ, Riley TV. Tolerance of Pseudomonas aeruginosa to Melaleuca alternifolia (tea tree) oil is associated with the outer membrane and energy-dependent cellular processes. J Antimicrob Chemother. 2004; 54: 386.–390.

 

1999: Hammer KA, Carson CF, Riley TV. Antimicrobial activity of essential oils and other plant extracts. J Appl Microbiol. 1999; 86: 985–990.

Salmonella spp.

2018: Mostafa AA, et al; “Antimicrobial activity of some plant extracts against bacterial strains causing food poisoning diseases“; Saudi Journal of Biological Sciences, Volume 25, Issue 2, February 2018, Pages 361-366

 

2013: Oliveira AA et al.; “Antimicrobial activity of Amazonian medicinal plants.”; Springerplus; 2013 Aug 5;2:371

 

2012: A.A. Aliero1 & A.D. Ibrahim; “Antibiotic Resistance and the  Prospects of Medicinal Plants in  the Treatment of Salmonellosis”; 10.5772/29241

 

2011: Bajpai V.K, et al; “Control of Salmonella in foods by using essential oils: A review”; Food Res. Int. 2011

2011: Bolou G.E, et al; “Évaluation in vitro de l’activitéantibactérienne des extraits de Terminalia glaucescens planch sur Salmonella Typhi et Salmonella typhimurium.”; Bull. Soc. R. Sci. Liège. 2011;80:772–790

 

2011: Dibong S.D, et al; “Ethnobotanique et phytomédecine des plantes médicinales de Douala.”; J. Appl. Biosci. 2011;37:2496–2507.

 

2010: Oluduro, A. O. & Omoboye, O. O.  “In vitro Antibacterial potentials and Synergistic effect of South-Western Nigeria plant parts used in folklore remedy for Salmonella typhi infection.” Nature and Science,(2010) 8(9): 52-59.

 

2009: Bouaziz M, et al. “Properties of essential oils from Salvia officinalis L. cultivated in Tunisia. Food Chem. Toxicol. 2009;47:2755–2760

 

2009: Mills-Robertson FC et al.; “In vitro antimicrobial activity of Cryptolepis sanguinolenta (Periplocaceae)”; African Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmacology Vol. 3(9). pp. 476-480, September, 2009

 

2008: Hayouni E.A, et al; “Tunisian Salvia officinalis L Schinus molle L. Essential oils:Their chemical compositions and their preservative effects against Salmonella inoculated in minced beef meat”. Int. J. Food Microbiol. 2008;125:242–251

 

2006: Lee, MH. et al; “Antibacterial activity of medicinal herb extracts against Salmonella”; International Journal of Food Microbiology Volume 111, Issue 3, 1 October 2006, Pages 270-275

 

2004: Nkuo-Akenji, T. et al; “Anti-salmonella activity of medicinal plants from Cameroon”; Biotechnological advances and applications in bioconservation of renewable raw materials; 2004

 

1999: Keplinger K, et al.; “Uncaria tomentosa(Willd). DC.-Utilisation de l’Ethnomédicine et nouveau résultat pharmacologique, toxicologique et botanique”; J. Ethnopharmacol. 1999;64:23–34

 

1994: Paulo, A. et al.; “In vitro antibacterial screening of Cryptolepis sanguinolenta alkaloids”; Journal of Ethnopharmacology 44(1994)127—130

Shigella spp.

2018: Kumar, J.S. and Kanna A.V.; “Antibacterial activity of selected antibiotics extracts of medicinal plant parts and green synthesized silver nanoparticles”; Ch 4 In book: Green Nanotechnology in sustainable development of environment, Publisher: Lap Lambert Academic Publishing, Mauritius, pp.54-75 September 2018

 

2017: Bisi-Johnson, M.A. et al.; “Antibacterial activity of crude extracts of some South African medicinal plants against multidrug resistant etiological agents of diarrhoea”; BioMed Central Complementary & Alternative Medicine; 2017; 17: 321

 

2015: Nagalingam, M.  Arumugam G. and Panneerselvam A.; “Antimicrobial activity of some Indian folklore medicinal plants against drug resistant bacteria and fungi isolated from clinical samples”; Asian Journal of Plant Science and Research, 2015, 5(6): 49-56

 

2015: Rathab, S. & Padhy, R.N.; “Antibacterial efficacy of five medicinal plants against multidrug-resistant enteropathogenic bacteria infecting under-5 hospitalized children”; Journal of Integrative Medicine; Volume 13, Issue 1, January 2015, Pages 45-57

 

2014: Diao W.R., Hua Q.P., Zhang H., Xu J.G. “Chemical composition, antibacterial activity and mechanism of action of essential oil from seeds of fennel (Foeniculum vulgare Mill)”; Food Control. 2014;35:109–116.

 

2013: Kouitcheu, LBM et al; “The anti-shigellosis activity of the methanol extract of Picralima nitida on Shigella dysenteriae type I induced diarrhoea in rats”; BioMed Central Complementary & Alternative Medicine; 2013; 13: 211

 

2011: Pai V. et al.; “Evaluation of the antimicrobial activity of Punica granatum  peel against the enteric pathogens: An in vitro study”; Asian Journal of Plant Science and Research, 2011, 1 (2):57-62

 

2011: Zomorodian K. et al.; “Chemical composition and antimicrobial activities of the essential oils from three ecotypes of Zataria multiflora”; Pharmacognosy Magazine; 2011 Jan-Mar; 7(25): 53–59

 

2009: Banso A.; “Phytochemical and antibacterial investigation of bark extracts of Acacia nilotica”; Journal of Medicinal Plants Research; 28 February 2009

 

2009: Limsuwan, S., Subhadhirasakul S. & Voravuthikunchai, S.P.; “Medicinal plants with significant activity against important pathogenic bacteria”; Pharmaceutical Biology; 12 Jun 2009; Pages 683-689

 

2007: Ahmad, I. & Aqil, F.; “In vitro efficacy of bioactive extracts of 15 medicinal plants against ESβL-producing multidrug-resistant enteric bacteria”; Microbiological Research Volume 162, Issue 3, 27 July 2007, Pages 264-275

 

2004: Bagamboula C.F., Uyttendaele M., Debevere J.; “Inhibitory effect of thyme and basil essential oils, carvacrol, thymol, estragol, linalool and p-cymene towards Shigella sonnei and S. flexneri.”; Food Microbiol. 2004;21:33–42.

 

2003: Iwalokun, B.A et al; “Effects of Ocimum gratissimum L. essential oil at sub-inhibitory concentrations on virulent and multidrug-resistant Shigella strains from Lagos, Nigeria”; APMIS 111: 477–82, 2003

Streptococcus pneumoniae

2017: Khaled IM.; “Evaluation of antibacterial efficacy of anise wastes against some multidrug resistant bacterial isolates”; Journal of Radiation Research and Applied Sciences; Volume 10, Issue 1, January 2017, Pages 34-43

 

2015: Kadhar Nivas R and Boominathan M.; “Antimicrobial evaluation of selected South Indian medicinal plants against Streptococcus pneumoniae”; International Journal of Current Microbiology and Applied Sciences; Volume 4 Number 3 (2015) pp. 835-840

 

2015: Singh, BR.;  Antimicrobial Activity of Rose Geranium (Pelargonium roseum) Essential Oil on Bacteria of Veterinary Clinical Origin.  (2015). Asian Journal of Pharmaceutical Technology & Innovation. 3. 1-5.

 

2013: Omar, G et al.; “Antibacterial Activity of Selected Palestinian Wild Plant Extracts against Multidrug-Resistant Clinical Isolate of Streptococcus pneumoniae.” Journal of Pharmacy Research.  (2013)1. 963-969.

 

2012: Zeljkovic, SC. et al; “Chemical composition and antioxidant and antimicrobial activity of essential oil of Artemisia annua L. from Bosnia.”; Industrial Crops and Products. (2012). 37. 479-485.

 

2010: Sharma SM, et al.; “Bactericidal and anti-inflammatory properties of a standardized Echinacea extract (Echinaforce): dual actions against respiratory bacteria.”; Phytomedicine. 2010 Jul; 17(8-9):563-8.

 

2009: Rahman AKMS, et al.; “Antibacterial activity of two limonoids from Swietenia mahagoni against multiple-drug-resistant (MDR) bacterial strains”. Journal of Natural Medicine. 2009;63:41–45.

 

2008: Mishra AK, et al; Antimicrobial activity of essential oils from the leaves of cinnamomum spp. Natl Acad Sci Lett. 2008, 31: 341-345.

 

2007: Fabio A, et al: Screening of the antibacterial effects of a variety of essential oils on microorganisms responsible for respiratory infections. Phytother Res. 2007, 21: 374-377

 

2003: Candan F et al; “Antioxidant and antimicrobial activity of the essential oil and methanol extracts of Achillea millefolium subsp. millefolium Afan. (Asteraceae)”.; Journal of Ethnopharmacology. 2003 Aug;87(2-3):215-20.

Tuberculosis

2019 - Hernández-García E. et al.; “Chemical composition of Acacia farnesiana (L) wild fruits and its activity against Mycobacterium tuberculosis and dysentery bacteria.”; Journal of Ethnopharmacology; 2019 Feb 10;230:74-80.

 

2018 - Hernández-Sánchez KM. et al; “Antimycobacterial and hypolipemiant activities of Bidens odorata (Cavanilles).“; Journal of Ethnopharmacology; 2018 Aug 10; 222: 159-164

 

2018 - Invasive Species Compendium; 2018; “Acacia hockii”; Centre for Agriculture and Bioscience International; Accessed 29 Dec 2018; https://www.cabi.org/isc/datasheet/2265

 

2018 - Plant Resources of Tropical Africa; “Record Display – Zanthoxylum chalybeum Engl.”; Accessed 29 Dec 2018; [https://prota4u.org/database/protav8.asp?g=pe&p=Zanthoxylum+chalybeum+Engl.]

 

2016 - Chinsembu, K.; “Tuberculosis and nature’s pharmacy of putative anti-tuberculosis agents”; Acta Tropica 153 (2016) 46-56

 

2016 - Dzoyem, JP. et al.; “Antimycobacterial activity against different pathogens and selectivity index of fourteen medicinal plants used in southern Africa to treat tuberculosis and respiratory ailments“; South African Journal of Botany; Vol 102, January 2016, Pages 70-74

 

2016 - Jang WS, et al.; “In vitro antituberculosis activity of diterpenoids from the Vietnamese medicinal plant Croton tonkinensis“;. Journal of Natural Medicines. 2016; 70:127–132.

 

2015 - Nguta JM et al.; “Medicinal plants used to treat TB in Ghana“; International Journal of Mycobacteriology; Volume 4, Issue 2, June 2015, Pages 116-123

 

2015 - Prabu A, et al.; “Andrographolide: a potent antituberculosis compound that targets aminoglycoside 2′-N-acetyltransferase in Mycobacterium tuberculosis.“; Journal of Molecular Graphics and Modelling; 2015; 61:133–140.

 

2015 - Radji M, Kurniati M, Kiranasari A.; “Comparative antimycobacterial activity of some Indonesian medicinal plants against multi-drug resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis.“;Journal of Applied Pharmaceutical Science 2015; 5:19–22.

 

2015 - Zhang L, et al.’ “In vitro and In vivo study of anti-tuberculosis effect of extracts isolated from Ranunculi ternati Radix. Sarcoidosis vasculitis and diffuse lung diseases.“; Official Journal of the World Association for Sarcoidosis and Other Granulomatous. 2015; 31:336–342.

 

2015 - Dey D, Ray R, Hazra B.; “Antimicrobial activity of pomegranate fruit constituents against drug-resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis and β-lactamase producing Klebsiella pneumoniae“; Pharmaceutical Biology. 2015; 53:1474–1480.

2014 - Bayan L., Koulivand, P.H. & Gorji A; “ Garlic: a review of potential therapeutic effects“;  Avicenna Journal of Phytomedicine;  2014 Jan-Feb; 4(1): 1–14

 

2014 - Dey D, Ray R, Hazra B.; “Antitubercular and antibacterial activity of quinonoid natural products against multi-drug resistant clinical isolates.“; Phytotherapy Research; 2014; 28:1014–1021.

 

2014 - Ramos Alvarenga RF et al; “Airborne antituberculosis activity of Eucalyptus citriodora essential oil”; Journal of Natural Products; 2014 Mar 28;77(3):603-10

 

2014 - Uc-Cachon AH, et al.; “Naphthoquinones isolated from Diospyros anisandra exhibit potent activity against pan-resistant first-line drugs Mycobacterium tuberculosis strains.“; Pulmonary Pharmacology and Therapeutics 2014; 27:114–120.

 

2013 - Jimenez-Arellanes A, et al.; “Ursolic and Oleanolic acids as antimicrobial and immunomodulatory compounds for tuberculosis treatment.“; BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine. 2013; 13:258.

 

2013 - Kumar, P et al.; “Anti-mycobacterial activity of plumericin and isoplumericin against MDR Mycobacterium tuberculosis“; Pulmonary Pharmacology & Therapeutics; Vol 26, Iss 3; June 2013, Pages 332-335

 

2013 - Leitao F, et al.; “Medicinal plants from open-air markets in the state of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil as a potential source of new antimycobacterial agents.“l Journal of Ethnopharmacology; 2013; 149:513–521.

 

2013 - Leon-Diaz R, et al.; “Antitubercular activity and the subacute toxicity of (−)-Licarin A in BALB/c Mice: a neolignan isolated from Aristolochia taliscana.“; Archives of Medical Research. 2013; 44:99–104.

 

2013 - Nogueira T, et al.; “Profile of antimicrobial potential of fifteen Hypericum species from Portugal.“; Industrial Crops and Products.; 2013; 47:126–131.

 

2013 - Singh R, et al.; “Anti-mycobacterial screening of five Indian medicinal plants and partial purification of active extracts of Cassia sophera and Urtica dioica.“; Asian Pacific Journal of Tropical Medicine. 2013; 6:366–371.

 

2012 - Birdi T, et al.; “Assessment of the activity of selected Indian medicinal plants against Mycobacterium tuberculosis: a preliminary screening using the microplate alamar blue assay.“; European Journal of Medicinal Plants. 2012; 2:308–323.

 

2012 - Crandall PG, et al.; “In vitro effects of citrus oils against Mycobacterium tuberculosis and non-tuberculous Mycobacteria of clinical importance.“; Journal of Environmental Science and Health Part B.; 2012; 47:736–741.

 

2012 -Gupta S, et al.; “Antimycobacterial activity of fractions and isolated compounds from Vetiveria zizanioides.“; Medicinal Chemistry Research. 2012;21:1283–1289.

2012 - Serkani JE, et al; “Evaluation of the effect of Humulus lupulus alcoholic extract on rifampin-sensitive and resistant isolates of Mycobacterium tuberculosis.”; Rehttps://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3523415/s Pharm Sci. 2012;7:235–242

 

2011 - Beuno J, et al; “Composition of three essential oils, and their mammalian cell toxicity and antimycobacterial activity against drug resistant-tuberculosis and nontuberculous mycobacteria strains.”; Natural Product Communications; Nov 2011; 6(11):1743-8

 

2011 - Hannan A, et al; “Anti-mycobacterial activity of Garlic (Allium sativum) against multi-drug resistant and non-multi-drug resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis.“; Pakistan Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences. 2011;24:81–85.

 

2011 - Lu J, et al; “Prunella vulgaris L. extract improves cellular immunity in MDR-TB challenged rats.“; Journal of Med Coll PLA. 2011;26:230–237

 

2011 - Molina-Salinas GM, et al.; “Flourensia cernua: hexane extracts a very active mycobactericidal fraction from an inactive leaf decoction against pansensitive and panresistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis.“; Evidence Based Complementry and Alternative Medicine. 2011;2011:782503.

 

2011 - Navarro-Garcia VM, et al; “Antibacterial Activity of Aristolochia brevipes against multidrug-resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis.” Molecules. 2011;16:7357–7364.

 

2011 - Lakshmanan, D. et al.; “Ethyl p-methoxycinnamate isolated from a traditional anti-tuberculosis medicinal herb inhibits drug resistant strains of Mycobacterium tuberculosis in vitro“; Fitoterapia; Vol 82, Issue 5, July 2011, Pages 757-761

 

2011 - Torres-Romero, D. et al; “Dihydro-β-agarofuran sesquiterpenes isolated from Celastrus vulcanicola as potential anti-Mycobacterium tuberculosismultidrug-resistant agents“; Bioorganic & Medicinal Chemistry; Vol 19, 7, April 2011; pg 2182-2189

 

2010 - Tabuti, J. et al.; “Medicinal plants used by traditional medicine practitioners in the treatment of tuberculosis and related ailments in Uganda“; Journal of Ethnopharmacology; Vol 127, Iss 1; 8 January 2010, Pages 130-136

 

2010 - Gupta R, et al.; “Anti-tuberculosis activity of selected medicinal plants against multi-drug resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis isolates.“; Indian Journal of Medical Research. 2010; 131:809–813.

 

2005 - Basu S, Ghosh A, Hazra B.; “Evaluation of the antibacterial activity of Ventilago madraspatana Gaertn., Rubia cordifolia Linn. and Lantana camara Linn.: isolation of emodin and physcion as active antibacterial agents.“; Phytotherapy Research. 2005; 19:888–894.

 

2004 - Sherry, E. et al; “Inhalational phytochemicals as possible treatment for pulmonary tuberculosis: Two case reports”; American Journal of Infection Control; Oct 2004, Vol 32, Issue 6, Pages 369–370

2001 - Dini, C. et al; “The potential role of garlic (Allium sativum) against the multi-drug resistant tuberculosis pandemic: a review.“; Annali dell’Instituto superiore de santita; 2001; 47(4) 465-73

 

1999 - Lall, N. & Meyer JJM.; “In vitro inhibition of drug-resistant and drug-sensitive strains of Mycobacterium tuberculosis by ethnobotanically selected South African plants“; Journal of Ethnopharmacology; Vol 66, Iss 3; September 1999, Pages 347-354

Anti-Microbial Resistance (AMR) Committee Members

Dr. Iva Lloyd, ND WNF President (Canada)

Dr. Adele Pelteret (South Africa)

Erika Brajnik (Slovenia)

Dr. Jillian Stansbury (USA)

Dr. Kimberley Ramberan, ND (Atrium Innovations)

Luisa Nuernberg Losso, Nat., MPH (Brazil) 

Dr. Paul Saunders, ND (Canada)

Poorna Menon (Bastyr student-volunteer)

Dr. Rahim Moledina, ND (Canada)

Sarah Brenchley, Naturopath (New Zealand)

Tina Hausser, Heilpraktiker (Spain)

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