Journal of Medicinal Plants and Studies


Volume 2, Issue 2


Study of antimicrobial potential of Aegle marmelos

Author(s): S. K. Gangai Abirami, K.Vivekanandhan, R.Hemanthkumar, S.Prasanth, J. Ravi Kumar

Abstract: Aegle marmelos known for its treatment of various diseases and its overwhelming ethnomedical significance were screened for its antimicrobial activities. The principle objective of the present research work was to determine the antibacterial activity of three extracts of leaves of Aegle marmelos which was screened for its potential against five bacterial strains: Lactobacillus, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Staphylococcus aureus, Salmonella typhi, Escherichia coli and three fungal strains Pestolotia foedans, Paecilomyces variotii, Fusarium oxysporum. Chloroform extract showed good antibacterial and antifungal against E. coli and Fusarium oxysporum.

Fig: antibacterial activity of Aegle marmelos

Fig: antibacterial activity of Aegle marmelos

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