Campylobacter: A Review of New Promising Remedies with Medicinal Plants and Natural Antioxidants

Author(s): Iraj Salimikia, Mahmoud Bahmani, Saber Abbaszadeh, Mahmoud Rafieian-Kopaei*, Mohammad Reza Nazer*

Journal Name: Mini-Reviews in Medicinal Chemistry

Volume 20 , Issue 15 , 2020

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Campylobacter (curved bacteria) is considered one of the most important and common zoonotic bacteria and the three leading bacterial causes of gastroenteritis and diarrhea. Antibacterial resistance is growing and expanding. The aim of this review article is to report anti-Campylobacter medicinal plants. For this purpose, the search terms consisting of Campylobacter, medicinal plants, essential oil, extract, and traditional medicine were used to retrieve the relevant articles published in the journals indexed in Information Sciences Institute, Web of Science, PubMed, Scopus, Google Scholar, and Scientific Information Databases. Then, the findings of eligible articles were analyzed. According to the analysis, 71 medicinal plants were found to exert anti-Campylobacter effect. The active compounds of these plants are possibly nature-based antibiotic agents that are effective on Campylobacter. If these compounds are isolated, purified, and studied in pharmaceutical investigations, they can be used to produce nature-based, anti-Campylobacter antibiotics.

Keywords: Campylobacter, Antibiotic resistance, Medicinal plants, Essential oil, Extract, Traditional medicine.

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