Antifungal activity is the systematic immune response with an aim to protect the body against damage and injury by destroying fungal invasion during the acute phase of infection.
In the plants, certain chemicals or pigments found the outer layer is also the natural anti microorganisms agents with a function to that protect the plants against certain microorganisms in causing harm and interfering with the plants' survival.
Anise is a flowering plant of the species of Pimpinella anisum, genus Pimpinella, belongings to the family Apiaceae native to Egypt and the Mediterranean region, used in traditional herbal medicine as a fragrance in soaps, oils, and mouth fresheners and stomachic, antiseptic, anti-spasmodic,...
Anethole, D-pinene, I-phellandrene, Alpha-terpineol, Safrol, Methyl chavicol, Resin, Shikimic acid, etc.
In the evaluation of the antifungal activities of fluid extract and essential oil isolated from Anise researchers at the University of Zagreb found that application of Anise fluid extract displays a significant antimycotic activity against Candida albicans, C. parapsilosis, C. tropicalis, C. pseudotropicalis, and C. krusei at the minimum inhibitory concentration (MIC) between 17 and 20%
Further, in the examine the efficacy of fluid extract researchers surprisingly found that fluid extract not only does not exert any inhibition of species of C. glabrata but also promotes the growth of activity of Geotrichum spp. in compared to essential oil counterpart.
These results suggested that although the fluid extract and essential oil react differently in fungal inhibition, the essential oil expressed an impressively stronger antifungal activity against all species but weaker in compared to nystatin(an antifungal medication) in Geotrichum spp.
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(1) Antifungal activity of fluid extract and essential oil from anise fruits (Pimpinellaanisum L., Apiaceae). by Kosalec I1, Pepeljnjak S, Kustrak D.(PubMed)
(2) Antifungal activity of the essential oil of Illicium verum fruit and its main component trans-anethole by Huang Y1, Zhao J, Zhou L, Wang J, Gong Y, Chen X, Guo Z, Wang Q, Jiang W.(PubMed)
(3) Essential Oils and Antifungal Activity Filomena Nazzaro 1,* ID, Florinda Fratianni 1 ID, Raffaele Coppola 2 and Vincenzo De Feo(Pharmaceutical, MDPI)
(4) Fluconazole for life-threatening fungal infections in patients who cannot be treated with conventional antifungal agents by Robinson PA1, Knirsch AK, Joseph JA. (PubMed)