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Title: Evaluation of antibacterial activity of Elanir kujambu - an Ayurvedic eye formulation
Authors: KR, Premnath Shenoy
Yoganarasimhan, SN
Keywords: Antimicrobial activity;Elanir kujambu;Anjana;Ayurvedic formulation;Eye formulation
Issue Date: Apr-2009
Publisher: CSIR
IPC Code: Int. Cl.8: A61K36/00, A61P27/00, A61P27/02
Abstract: Elanir kujambu is an anjana, a classical Ayurvedic preparation comprising wood of Berberis aristata, pericarps of Terminalia chebula, Terminalia bellirica, Phyllanthus emblica, stolon of Glycyrrhiza glabra, stem bark of Gmelina arborea, tender coconut (Cocos nucifera) 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 Staphylococcus aureus, Proteus vulgaris, Salmonella typhi, Bacillus pumilus, Escherichia coli, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Bacillus subtilis, Micrococcus luteus and Candida albicans.
Page(s): 272-274
ISSN: 0972-5938
Appears in Collections:IJTK Vol.08(2) [April 2009]

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