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The activity of ethanol and aqueous of plants extracts of (Quercus aegilops, Hypericum perforatum, Lawsonia inermis and Nicotiana tabaciplants) were tested on the dermatophytes Trichophyton mentagrophytesand Microsporum canis.Extract from the galls of Quercus aegilops was significantly the most effective in comparison to other plant extracts used. Among the ethanol extract concentration, we found that 5 mg/ml was more potent, that significantly inhibit the mycelium growth of T. mentagrophytes and M. canis completely. We found the aqueous extract at concentration (10, 15, 20, 25 mg/ml) significantly inhibit the mycelium growth of T. mentagrophytes and M. canis completely.
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