Volume : V, Issue : VII, July - 2016

Banana Peel ( Musa Paradisiaca) : Can It Be A Revolunationary Change In Periodontal Therapy? A Review

Rajaprasenjit Dhuldhwaj, A. Rajender, Mangesh Andhare

Abstract :

 Periodontitis is a disease with multifactorial etiology leads to loss of tooth supporting structures and tooth. Gram negative bacteria play a central role in development and progression of periodontal disease. With many different treatment modalities carried over to treat these periodontal diseases, today even the focus in carried over towards various traditional plants and plant products.Banana, tropical fruit belonging to Musaceae family, is grown in many countries all over the world. All the parts of banana plant,i.e, flower, pulp, stem and leaves have used in many medical conditions like anemia, depression, heart burn, strokes, stress, GIT disorders, mosquito bites, warts etc.Banana peel, is a waste bi–product of banana industry, has shown to contain bio–active compounds such as flavnoids, tannins, phlobatannins, alkoids, glycosides and terpenoids. These products have shown pharmacological effects especially as antioxidant, antidiabetic, anti–inflammatory and antibiotic.So the focus of this review is the possible exploitation of banana peel (musa paradisiaca) to treat periodontal diseases to suggest future investigations.

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Rajaprasenjit Dhuldhwaj, A. Rajender, Mangesh Andhare Banana Peel ( Musa Paradisiaca) : Can It Be A Revolunationary Change In Periodontal Therapy? A Review International Journal of Scientific Research,Volume : 5 | Issue : 7|July 2016


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