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Polyphenol is known as the antioxidant, antiaging, anticancer, antiinflammatory and antimicrobial effector, etc. But the studies of the antimicrobial effects that act on diseases of the reproductive organs have not reported yet. In our experimental studies of catechin, EGCG, quercetin and tannic acid, their antimicrobial effects that restraint Candida albicans and Neisseria gonorrhoea which induce dangerous reproductive diseases appeared differently at various concentration. According to the experiment, 3% catechin showed perfect antimicrobial effect on C. albicans and N. gonorrhoea, but 1% tannic acid resulted 81% antimicrobial effect only on C. albicans. And EGCG and quercetin both showed non-significant effect on C. albicans and N. gonorrhoea, while the number of C. albicans rather increased in 2% concentration of EGCG. As for these results, the significant effects of catechin and tannic acid can be useful for the protection and medical care for the reproductive inflammatory diseases such as candidosis, vaginitis, gonorrhoea, urethretis, etc.


Polyphenol is known as the antioxidant, antiaging, anticancer, antiinflammatory and antimicrobial effector, etc. But the studies of the antimicrobial effects that act on diseases of the reproductive organs have not reported yet. In our experimental studies of catechin, EGCG, quercetin and tannic acid, their antimicrobial effects that restraint Candida albicans and Neisseria gonorrhoea which induce dangerous reproductive diseases appeared differently at various concentration. According to the experiment, 3% catechin showed perfect antimicrobial effect on C. albicans and N. gonorrhoea, but 1% tannic acid resulted 81% antimicrobial effect only on C. albicans. And EGCG and quercetin both showed non-significant effect on C. albicans and N. gonorrhoea, while the number of C. albicans rather increased in 2% concentration of EGCG. As for these results, the significant effects of catechin and tannic acid can be useful for the protection and medical care for the reproductive inflammatory diseases such as candidosis, vaginitis, gonorrhoea, urethretis, etc.