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Title: Antibacterial activity of Kutajarista - an Ayurvedic preparation
Authors: KR, Premnath Shenoy
SN, Yoganarasimhan
Keywords: Kutajarista;Antidiarrhoeal activity;Ayurvedic preparation;Antimicrobial activity;Dysentery
Issue Date: Apr-2009
Publisher: CSIR
IPC Code: Int. Cl.8: A61K36/00, A61P1/04, A61P1/06, A61P10/00, A61P10/02, A61P27/12
Abstract: Kutajarista, an antidiarrhoeal Ayurvedic formulation prepared in the laboratory using Madhuca longifolia (Koen.) Macbr. (Sapotaceae) (flowers), Holarrhena antidysenterica (Roxb. ex Fleming) Wall. (Apocynaceae) (stem bark), Gmelina arborea Roxb. (Verbenaceae) (stem bark), Woodfordia fruticosa (L.) Kurz. (Lythraceae), Vitis vinifera L. (Vitaceae) (raisins) and adjuvants, viz. honey and jaggery as ingredients is screened for antimicrobial activity against Staphylococcus aureus, Proteus vulgaris, Salmonella typhi, Bacillus pumilus, Escherichia coli, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Bacillus subtilis, Micrococcus luteus and Candida albicans; the standard preparation of Kutajarista is compared with three market samples.
Page(s): 270-271
ISSN: 0972-5938
Appears in Collections:IJTK Vol.08(2) [April 2009]

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