Lemongrass as anticandida

Serai sebagai anticandida

  • Sri Fatmawati Tulen Program Studi Pendidikan Kedokteran Gigi Fakultas Kedokteran Gigi, Universitas Muslim Indonesia Makassar, Indonesia
  • Nur Laila Umafagur Program Studi Pendidikan Kedokteran Gigi Fakultas Kedokteran Gigi, Universitas Muslim Indonesia Makassar, Indonesia
  • Nur Athaya Syam Program Studi Pendidikan Kedokteran Gigi Fakultas Kedokteran Gigi, Universitas Muslim Indonesia Makassar, Indonesia
  • Sitti Fadhillah Oemar Mattaliti Program Studi Pendidikan Kedokteran Gigi Fakultas Kedokteran Gigi, Universitas Muslim Indonesia Makassar, Indonesia
Keywords: lemongrass, Candida albicans and anticandida

Abstract

Lemongrass is one of the essential oil-producing plants. The main components of lemongrass are citronella and geraniol, which have an antifungal function. The Candida albicans is an opportunist fungus of the genus candida and are among the normal flora plants found in the human mouth. The candidiasis that attacks many communities are the oral candidiasis which occurs due to the disabling infections resulting from the abnormal growth of the growth of the C.albicans. Various studies have been conducted to extract lemongrass. This article explains several studies that have extracted lemongrass which is used to detain the C.albicans.

Published
2021-04-03