Antifungal and antibacterial activities of the ethanolic and aqueous extract of Kigelia africana ( Bignoniaceae ) stem bark

@inproceedings{Owolabi2007AntifungalAA,
  title={Antifungal and antibacterial activities of the ethanolic and aqueous extract of Kigelia africana ( Bignoniaceae ) stem bark},
  author={Omonkhelin Josephine Owolabi and E Kelly Inanemo Omogbai and Osahon Obasuyi},
  year={2007}
}
Studies on the antibacterial and antifungal activities of the stem bark of Kigelia africana, (LAM). Benth (Family: Bignoniaceae), a medicinal plant used in South, Central and West Africa for the treatment of various ailments and infection was carried out using agar diffusion technique. The results revealed that the crude ethanolic extract exhibited antibacterial and antifungal activities against Staphylococccus aureus and Candida albicans with zones of inhibition measuring 15.0±0.95 and 20.75±4… CONTINUE READING