Antimicrobial screening of selected medicinal plants from India.

  title={Antimicrobial screening of selected medicinal plants from India.},
  author={R Valsaraj and Palpu Pushpangadan and Ulla Wagner Smitt and Anne Adsersen and Ulf Nyman},
  journal={Journal of ethnopharmacology},
  volume={58 2},
From the Indian traditional medicines 78 plants were selected on the basis of their use in the treatment of infectious diseases. Different concentrations of 80% ethanol extracts were tested, using the agar dilution method, against four bacteria: Bacillus subtilis, Staphylococcus aureus, Escherichia coli and Pseudomonas aeruginosa and, using the agar-well diffusion method, against two fungi: Candida albicans and Aspergillus niger. In the lowest tested concentration of 1.6 mg/ml, 10% of the plant… CONTINUE READING

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