Salmonella Infections

Salmonella is a group of bacteria that causes the most common cause of food related illness and infections. They occur mainly in meat, poultry, uncooked eggs, and sometimes but also present in unwashed fruit and vegetables (specially when picked from the soil).

When infected it can cause fever, diarrhea, stomach cramps/pain and headache that can last up to a week. Though healthy individuals have been to go through it without treatment but in infants and the elderly it can lead to chronic conditions hence it should be treated immediately by seeing a doctor that mainly subscribes antibiotics. Typhoid fever, a type of infection is caused by Salmonella in the developing world.

The alkaloids and flavonoids (naturally occuring amines in plants) present in the Rudraksha extracts where shown to have microbial properties in a range of bacteria including Salmonella.