Efficacy of garlic paste in oral candidiasis

P. Sabitha, Prabha M. Adhikari, Shalini M. Shenoy, Asha Kamath, Rampuram John, Malathi V. Prabhu, Soofi Mohammed, Srikala Baliga, U. Padmaja

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In a randomized trial of 56 patients, topical application of garlic paste for 14 days was found to be as effective as that of clotrimazole solution in suppressing clinical signs of oral candidiasis. The results of this preliminary study explore the possible role of garlic paste in the treatment of oral candidiasis.

Original languageEnglish
Number of pages1
JournalTropical Doctor
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 01-04-2005

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health
  • Infectious Diseases


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