Review: Antibacterial Activity of Syzygium polyanthumJournal: International Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Medicine (IJPSM) (Vol.6, No. 8)
Publication Date: 2021-08-30
Authors : Suryani Iskandi; Fitra Fauziah; Sri Oktavia;
Page : 182-186
Keywords : antibacterial; Syzygium polyanthum; traditional medicine;
Syzygium polyanthum is a species of the Myrtaceae family, used as traditional medicine by various ethnic groups, especially in Southeast Asia. Based on the studies, it has antibacterial activity. This article aims to review the studies about the antibacterial activity of S.polyanthum. Literature studies were used in the article review for 20 last years (2010-2020) from trusted online databases (ScienceDirect, NCBI, Researchgate, Google Scholar, and other publishers and trusted journals. The results showed that S.polyanthum had a significant effect in inhibiting the growth of bacteria likes Escherichia coli, Streptococcus mutans, Staphylococcus aureus, and Salmonella. It can be a conclusion that S.polyanthum has the potential to develop as antibacterial therapy.
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