Phytomedicines as potent alternative Anti-microbial naturopathic treatment in Chronic Communicable diseases: A Review

  • ZAHIDA SHAH UNIVERSITY OF KASHMIR
  • Sabeeha Shafi Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, School of Applied Sciences and Technology, University of Kashmir, Hazratbal, Srinagar-190006, India.
  • Tabasum Ali Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, School of Applied Sciences and Technology, University of Kashmir, Hazratbal, Srinagar-190006, India.

Abstract

Communicable Diseases are caused by various opportunistic pathogenic micro-organisms that pose a serious health threat to the health of human beings. The contagious diseases are spread by various pathogenic micro-organisms like bacteria, viruses, fungi, bacteria or Protozoa through various mediums like air, blood, feces or through other blood fluids etc. Malaria, Respiratory disorders, fever, Measles, athletes foot, rabies are some common examples of these diseases. Allopathic management of these diseases by synthetic drugs pose serious health threats like multi-drug resistance. Phytomedicines are considered the safest alternative sources of treatment to overcome the multi-drug resistance as the important phytoconstituents present in phytomedicines like alkaloids, flavonoids, phenols are known since time immemorial for their alleviation in chronic diseases like Cancer, Diabetes etc.

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Sabeeha Shafi, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, School of Applied Sciences and Technology, University of Kashmir, Hazratbal, Srinagar-190006, India.

Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, School of Applied Sciences and Technology, University of Kashmir, Hazratbal, Srinagar-190006, India.

Tabasum Ali, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, School of Applied Sciences and Technology, University of Kashmir, Hazratbal, Srinagar-190006, India.

Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, School of Applied Sciences and Technology, University of Kashmir, Hazratbal, Srinagar-190006, India.

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SHAH, Z., Shafi, S., & Ali, T. (2019). Phytomedicines as potent alternative Anti-microbial naturopathic treatment in Chronic Communicable diseases: A Review. Journal of Drug Delivery and Therapeutics, 9(3-s), 952-953. https://doi.org/10.22270/jddt.v9i3-s.3071