Fighting Multidrug Resistance with Herbal Extracts, Essential Oils and their Components offers scientists a single source aimed at fighting specific multidrug-resistant (MDR) microorganisms such as bacteria, protozoans, viruses and fungi using natural products. This essential reference discusses herbal extracts and essential oils used or under investigation to treat MDR infections, as well as those containing antimicrobial activity that could be of potential interest in future studies against MDR microorganisms. The need to combat multidrug-resistant microorganisms is an urgent one and this book provides important coverage of mechanism of action, the advantages and disadvantages of using herbal extracts, essential oils and their components and more to aid researchers in effective antimicrobial drug discovery. Addresses the need to develop safe and effective approaches to coping with resistance to all classes of antimicrobial drugs. Provides readers with current evidence-based content aimed at using herbal extracts and essential oils in antimicrobial drug development. Includes chapters devoted to the activity of herbal products against herpes, AIDS, tuberculosis, drug-resistant cancer cells and more.
|Title of host publication||Fighting Multidrug Resistance with Herbal Extracts, Essential Oils and their Components|
|Editors||Mahendra Kumar RAI, Kateryna Volodymyrivna KON|
|Place of Publication||Amsterdam|
|Number of pages||20|
|Publication status||Published - 2013|
Kerr, P. (2013). Plants and Tuberculosis: Phytochemicals Potentially Useful in the Treatment of Tuberculosis. In M. K. RAI, & K. V. KON (Eds.), Fighting Multidrug Resistance with Herbal Extracts, Essential Oils and their Components (1 ed., pp. 45-64). Academic Press.