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Volume : II, Issue : IX, October - 2012

Herbs In Treatment Of Urinary Tract Infections

Manish Wasamwar , Vijay S.Wadhai and Gopal S. Gond

DOI : 10.9780/22307850, Published By : Laxmi Book Publication

Abstract :

It is known that urinary tract is very common source of infection and UTIs are second most common reason people visit their doctors each year. Escherichia coli is responsible for large majority of UTIs. UTIs is most commonly diagnosed bacterial infection in woman. Population at risk of complication include older woman, pregnant woman. Continuous antibiotics prophylaxis are used to treat and prevent recurrent urinary tract infections, frequent antibiotic use can result in vaginal and intestinal dysbiosis as well as antibiotic resistance. Thus, it is desirable to seek alternative methods of prevention and treatment of simple UTIs. Few herbal antimicrobial agents Vaccinium macrocarpon (Cranberry), Vaccinium myrtillus (Bilberry; Blueberry), Berberine, Arctostaphylos uva ursi (Bearberry) are proved to be very effective in preventing and treating urinary tract infections.

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Manish Wasamwar , Vijay S.Wadhai and Gopal S. Gond, (2012). Herbs In Treatment Of Urinary Tract Infections. Indian Streams Research Journal, Vol. II, Issue. IX, DOI : 10.9780/22307850, http://oldisrj.lbp.world/UploadedData/1458.pdf

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