Special Issue "Natural Antimicrobials and Alternatives to Antimicrobials"
Deadline for manuscript submissions: 31 December 2021.
Interests: Pediatrics, pediatric oncology, integrative medicine, fever
Interests: Herbal medicine, primary care, common infections, antibiotic stewardship, global health
Interests: Integrative medicine, traditional Chinese medicine, antibiotic stewardship
Following on from the two Special Issues “Natural Compounds as Antimicrobial Agents”, we would like to produce a clinically oriented Special Issue on “Natural Alternatives to Antimicrobials”.
The focus is on natural and complementary medicine in humans as a tool for antibiotic stewardship.
Thus, this Special Issue will cover, but is not limited to, the following topics:
- Herbal preparations
- Complementary and alternative treatments for fever
- New natural antimicrobial compounds
- Antimicrobial effects
- Clinical applications
- Antifungal properties
- Antiviral properties
- Antibacterial mechanisms
- Antifungal mechanisms
- New formulations
- Anthroposophic Medicine,
- Ayurvedic Medicine
- Traditional Chinese Medicine
- Activity as disinfectants
- Combination with other antimicrobials
- Global microbiome changes
- Acupuncture and moxibustion
Prof. Dr. David Martin
Dr. Merlin Willcox
Dr. Xiao-Yang (Mio) Hu
Prof. Dr. Mike Moore
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