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Formulation and evaluation of Yemeni ginger and thymus as lozenges

Pharmacy & Pharmacology International Journal
Yasser Al-Ansi,1 Abdulmalik Abudunya2


Medicinal plant is a study the effective of plant on some pathogenic microorganisms and, holds a great promise as source of medicines aganist some diseases to all people in some developing countries, including Africa. Directly, almost 80% of people around the world depends on the traditional medicine for their primarily health care. The result of current study revealed that the highest antimicrobial activity was in ginger against S. aureus and B. subtillus. This result was disagree with pervious study which reported that the ginger lozenge tablet showed antifungal effective recording inhibition zone diameters of 17, 19, 20, 23, and 25 mm at 5, 10, 20, 30, and 60 min release times, respectively, against the laboratory isolate of Candida albicans. The result of this study revealed that (menthol and thymus) were found on this tablet by using GC.


herbal, formulation, evaluation, antibacterial, Yemen, ginger, thymus