Essential oils as antifungals

Mycoses are infectious diseases caused by microscopic fungi. Fungal skin infections are benign pathologies that occur in almost all groups. These can be classified into: systemic mycoses, opportunistic mycoses, and superficial mycoses. The latter affect the skin and mucous membranes.

At present, there are various antifungal agents obtained from plants, tested both in vitro and in vivo, with good fungicidal results against these fungi that frequently appear in the summer season.

In particular, it is worth highlighting the beneficial effects of essential oils extracted from the plants of the Tea Tree, Thyme, Cinnamon and Clove.

Main advantages

– They do NOT harm the intestinal and vaginal flora.
– They stimulate the immune system to prevent relapses.
– They do NOT present resistance or toxicity phenomena, at recommended doses.

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