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Anti-infective eye preparations

Care should be taken to distinguish superficial ocular disease caused by infections from other conditions that may result in a red or inflamed eye. Where possible the causative organism should be identified and any initial choice of a broad-spectrum antibacterial, or combination of antibacterials, modified according to bacterial sensitivity data. The severity of an infection… Read More »

Infectious Diseases

Herbs For Infectious Diseases Herbs can deactivate viruses, bacteria, or fungi directly (this may involve altering membranes or enzyme systems) and are considered to be antimicrobial or to have antiseptic action. Others act indirectly via stimulation of phagocytosis, natural killer cells, lymphocytes, or other immune cells. For example, Andrographis (Andrographis paniculata) was originally thought to… Read More »