In vitro antimicrobial activity of Achyranthes coynei Sant.

  title={In vitro antimicrobial activity of Achyranthes coynei Sant.},
  author={Gireesh M. Ankad and Vinayak Upadhya and Sandeep Ramchandra Pai and Harsha Vasudev Hegde and Subarna Roy},
  journal={Asian Pacific Journal of Tropical Disease},
Objective To validate the traditional use of Achyranthes coynei (A. coynei) Sant. as an antimicrobial in treatment of various infectious diseases. 
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Plant Products as Antimicrobial Agents
  • M. M. Cowan
  • Medicine, Biology
  • Clinical Microbiology Reviews
  • 1999
The current status of botanical screening efforts, as well as in vivo studies of their effectiveness and toxicity, are summarized and the structure and antimicrobial properties of phytochemicals are addressed. Expand
In rural and backward area of India, several plants are commonly used as herbal medicine for the treatment of infectious diseases and four such plants commonly used by the people of the area were searched for potential antibacterial agents. Expand
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