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Title: Evaluation of antibacterial activity of <i>Elanir kujambu</i> -<i> </i>an Ayurvedic eye formulation
Authors: KR, Premnath Shenoy
Yoganarasimhan, SN
Keywords: Antimicrobial activity
<i style="">Elanir kujambu</i>
<i style="">Anjana</i>
Ayurvedic formulation
Eye formulation
Issue Date: Apr-2009
Publisher: CSIR
Series/Report no.: <b>Int. Cl.<sup>8</sup></b>: A61K36/00, A61P27/00, A61P27/02
Abstract: Elanir kujambu is an anjana, a classical Ayurvedic preparation comprising wood of <i>Berberis aristata</i>, pericarps of <i>Terminalia chebula</i>, <i>Terminalia bellirica</i>, <i>Phyllanthus emblica</i>, stolon of <i>Glycyrrhiza glabra</i>, stem bark of <i>Gmelina arborea</i>, tender coconut (<i>Cocos nucifera</i>) water, synthetic camphor, honey and rock salt. The standard formulation prepared in the laboratory and two market samples of Elanir kujambu were screened and compared for antimicrobial activity against <i>Staphylococcus aureus</i>, <i>Proteus vulgaris</i>, <i>Salmonella typhi</i>, <i>Bacillus pumilus</i>, <i>Escherichia coli</i>, <i>Pseudomonas</i> <i>aeruginosa</i>, <i>Bacillus</i> <i>subtilis</i>, <i>Micrococcus luteus</i> and <i>Candida albicans</i>.
Description: 272-274
ISSN: 0972-5938
Appears in Collections:IJTK Vol.08(2) [April 2009]

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