Analysis toward innovative herbal antibacterial and antifungal drugs.

  title={Analysis toward innovative herbal antibacterial and antifungal drugs.},
  author={S. Dhankhar and Manish Kumar and S. Ruhil and M. Balhara and A. K. Chhillar},
  journal={Recent patents on anti-infective drug discovery},
  volume={7 3},
The antimicrobial activities of four medicinal plants Argemona mexicana, Achyranthes aspera, Catharanthus roseus, and Syzygium cumini were evaluated against Escherichia coli, Vibrio cholerae, Klebsiella pneumoniae, Proteus vulgaris, Bacillus subtilis, Salmonella typhi and three Aspergillus species. Extracts from Achyranthes aspera and Catharanthus roseus showed the highest antimicrobial potential (MIC 0.375-0.750 mg/ml) while extract from Argemona mexicana and Syzygium cumini, showed less… Expand