IN VITRO ANTIPYRIAL ACTIVITY OF PSIDIUM GUAJAVA LEAF EXTRACT
Tribhuvan Singh*, V.Ravi Kumar, Amol Dilip Gholap, Gajanan Sanap, B Anjaiah, Kaduri Roja
Chemical substances used for prevention of dental caries are known to have many side effects. Thus natural products should be explored for their anti caries action. Dental plaque when allowed to accumulate may lead to caries formation and discomfort due to inflammation of the gingival area. Natural compounds may offer significant advantages over the chemical ones, and formulation of such compounds if easy to use and safe by people may lead to improvement in the general dental health of the population. Streptococcus mutans is normally found in oral cavity, which is responsible to cause dental caries and bad breath odor. Hence this study is Performed to Evaluate the effect of Psidium guajava leaf extract against Streptococcus mutans.
Keywords: Psidium guajava Leaf, Antipyrial Activity, Streptococcus mutans.
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