Affiliation: Duksung Women's University
Shin S, Kang C. Antifungal activity of the essential oil of Agastache rugosa Kuntze and its synergism with ketoconazole. Lett Appl Microbiol. 2003;36:111-5 pubmed
..To evaluate the fungitoxic activity of the essential oil of Agastache rugosa alone and to determine its combination effect with ketoconazole against Blastoschizomyces capitatus...
Shin S. In vitro effects of essential oils from Ostericum koreanum against antibiotic-resistant Salmonella spp. Arch Pharm Res. 2005;28:765-9 pubmed
..koreanum oil or cresol, one of the main components of this oil, against the two streptomycin resistant strains of S. typhimurium, with FICIs ranging from 0.12 to 0.37. ..
Shin S. Anti-Aspergillus activities of plant essential oils and their combination effects with ketoconazole or amphotericin B. Arch Pharm Res. 2003;26:389-93 pubmed
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Shin S. Essential oil compounds from Agastache rugosa as antifungal agents against Trichophyton species. Arch Pharm Res. 2004;27:295-9 pubmed
..Trichophyton susceptibility to ketoconazole was significantly improved by combination with the Agastache rugosa oil fraction or its main component, estragole...
Shin S, Lim S. Antifungal effects of herbal essential oils alone and in combination with ketoconazole against Trichophyton spp. J Appl Microbiol. 2004;97:1289-96 pubmed
..graveolens or its main components for treatment of infections caused by Trichophyton species may reduce the minimum effective dose of ketoconazole, and thus minimize the side-effects of ketoconazole. ..
Shin S, Pyun M. Anti-Candida effects of estragole in combination with ketoconazole or amphotericin B. Phytother Res. 2004;18:827-30 pubmed
..Thus, we have shown the synergistic combination effects between estragole and ketoconazole, which may be effective combinations for the treatment of Candida infections...
Shin S, Kim J. In vitro inhibitory activities of essential oils from two Korean thymus species against antibiotic-resistant pathogens. Arch Pharm Res. 2005;28:897-901 pubmed
..Data from the checkerboard titer test confirmed synergism between the antibiotic, norfloxacin, and T. magnus oil or thymol, particularly against the resistant strains of S. aureus...