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ISSN Print: 2394-0530, ISSN Online: 2320-3862

Journal of Medicinal Plants Studies

2022, Vol. 10, Issue 1, Part A
Antibacterial and anti fungal efficacy of some medicinal plants used in Indian herbal medicine

Rajaiah E and Nageswara Rao Singisala

The present study was undertaken to study the antimicrobial and anti fungal activity of selected medicinal plants viz, Aegle marmelos, Butea monosperma, Comnifora wighti, Holostemma ada-kodien, Decalepis hamiltonii, Gloriosa superba, Gymnema sylvestre and Santalum album were studied from Indalwai forest of Nizamabad. All the bacterial cultures are human pathogenic and were procured from Primer Biotech Research Centre, Hyderabad. The micro organisms selected for the present study are; E. coli, K. pneumonia, P. aeruginosa (Gram -ve); P. vulgaris, S. aureus, B. subtilis, and E.s faecalis (Gram +ve). The present study indicated the anti-microbial and anti fungal activity of methanol leaf extracts of the selected medicinal plants. The present study confirms the extracts of selected medicinal plants can be employed as antimicrobial agents in formulation of the novel drugs. Further it necessitates the pharmacological evaluation.
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How to cite this article:
Rajaiah E, Nageswara Rao Singisala. Antibacterial and anti fungal efficacy of some medicinal plants used in Indian herbal medicine. J Med Plants Stud 2022;10(1):36-42. DOI: 10.22271/plants.2022.v10.i1a.1361
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