Studies on the bioactive compounds and antimicrobial activities of medicinal plant Centella asiatica (Linn)
Saranya Babu Jayaprakash CM and N Nagarajan
The leaves of the medicinal plant Centella asiatica is screened for phytochemical analysis and microbial activity using petroleum ether, acetone and methanol. The antimicrobial activity was performed by using disc diffusion method. Acetone and methanol crude extracts showed highest activity against fungal and bacterial strains.