Journal: Drug Invention Today

Article Id: JPRS-MSNS-00003892
Title: Evaluation of bactericidal activity of medicinal plants
Category: Microbiological Study (on Natural/ Synthetic drug)
Section: Research Article
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    Introduction: Herbal plants are in rich source of antimicrobial agents. Materials and Methods: The present study was carried out to evaluate the antibacterial effect of five important plants namely, Andrographis paniculata, Bacopa monnieri, Centella asiatica, Nardostachys jatamansi, Saraca indica. The in vitro antimicrobial activity was screened against clinical isolates viz gram positive bacteria Staphylococcus aureus, Streptococcus pyogenes, gram negative bacteria Escherichia coli, Pseudomonas aeruginosa. Results: Extracts were found significant inhibition against all the pathogens. Conclusion: These plants can be used as medicine without any side effects.

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    Merina Paul Das*, L. Jeyanthi Rebecca, S. Sharmila, D. Sharmila, E. Kowsalya, R. Kamalambigeswari

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    Department of Industrial Biotechnology, Bharath Institute of Higher Education and Research, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

    *Corresponding author: Merina Paul Das, Department of Industrial Biotechnology, Bharath Institute of Higher Education and Research, Chennai - 600 073, Tamil Nadu, India.

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    Merina Paul Das*, L. Jeyanthi Rebecca, S. Sharmila, D. Sharmila, E. Kowsalya, R. Kamalambigeswari

    Title:Evaluation of bactericidal activity of medicinal plants
    Journal:Drug Invention Today
    Vol(issue):12 (August )
    Year:2019
    Page No: (1643-1645)
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    Methodology:Antibacterial activity
    Research Materials:Andrographis paniculata, Bacopa monnieri, Centella asiatica, Nardostachys jatamansi, Saraca indica

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Antibacterial activity Herbal plants Plant extract

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