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Antibacterial effect of medicinal rue extracts on the infectious mouth in Al – Najaf community. An In-vivo study

Sanaa Abdulrazzaq Ibrahim


Aim: Clinical evaluation of antibacterial and antimicrobial properties for herbal extracts plants as (rue) to have been investigated in order to suggest them as potential mouth rinse to overcome the microbial effect in the mouth of patients.     

Materials and Methods: Assessing the opposite effect of the extract of this plant (rue) on gingivitis. Using precise dilution in distilled water only without the addition of any other material of this extract a certain concentration of 20%. I've been watching influence through the state of the gum tissue surrounding the teeth clinical examination before and after use of this extract for a period of 10 days for a group of patients totaling 32 patients (25 females and 7 males), age (10-80 years). A swabs were taken of the bacteria from the mouth of the patients were cultured before treatment to observe bacterial growth and swab after the treatment to note the death of bacteria.

Results: The clinical use of direct observation of signs and symptoms after the examination. Rue have a good function on inflammation of the gums and tissues surrounding the teeth after using the vegetable extract of rue material through actual viewing and examination of periodontal pockets. Also after taking swabs and cultured them.


Rue, Essential composition, Antimicrobial activity, Gingivitis, Periodontal pockets, MAO (Mono Amine Oxidase).

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