Screening of crude extracts of six medicinal plants used in South-West Nigerian unorthodox medicine for anti-methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus activity

@article{Akinyemi2005ScreeningOC,
  title={Screening of crude extracts of six medicinal plants used in South-West Nigerian unorthodox medicine for anti-methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus activity},
  author={Kabiru Olusegun Akinyemi and Olukayode Oladapo and Chidi E Okwara and Christopher C Ibe and Kehinde A Fasure},
  journal={BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine},
  year={2005},
  volume={5},
  pages={6 - 6}
}
BACKGROUND Six Nigerian medicinal plants Terminalia avicennioides, Phylantus discoideus, Bridella ferruginea, Ageratum conyzoides, Ocimum gratissimum and Acalypha wilkesiana used by traditional medical practitioners for the treatment of several ailments of microbial and non-microbial origins were investigated for in vitro anti-methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) activity. METHODS Fresh plant materials were collected from the users. Water and ethanol extracts of the shredded… CONTINUE READING

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