Antifungal potential of Indian medicinal plants.

@article{Dabur2004AntifungalPO,
  title={Antifungal potential of Indian medicinal plants.},
  author={Rajesh Dabur and Hemlata Singh and Anil Kumar Chhillar and Mumtaz Ali and Gainda L. Sharma},
  journal={Fitoterapia},
  year={2004},
  volume={75 3-4},
  pages={389-91}
}
Fourteen Indian plants, selected based on their use in respiratory and other disorders in traditional systems of medicine, were analyzed for their potential activity against fungi. The antifungal activity was investigated by disc diffusion, microbroth dilution and percent spore germination inhibition tests against pathogenic Aspergilli. Methanolic extracts of Solanum xanthocarpum and Datura metel inhibited the growth of Aspergillus fumigatus, A. flavus and A. niger and their in vitro MICs were… CONTINUE READING