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Title: <b style="">Antibacterial activity of some ethnomedicinal plants from the Nilgiris,</b> <b style="">Tamil Nadu, India</b>
Authors: Sasikumar, J M
Thayumanavan, Tha
Subashkumar, R
Janardhanan, K
Lakshmanaperumalsamy, P
Keywords: Ethnomedicinal plants
Antibacterial activity
<i style="">Siegesbeckia orientalis</i>
<i>Berberis tinctoria</i>
<i style="">Justicia betonica</i>
Nilgiris
Issue Date: Feb-2007
Publisher: CSIR
Series/Report no.: <b>Int. cl.</b><sup>8</sup>— A61K 36/00, A61K 36/29, A61P 31/00, A61P 31/04
Abstract: The present investigation encompasses antibacterial potential of three medicinal plants used by the tribals of Nilgiris for the treatment of various skin ailments. About 18 extracts at three concentrations (10, 5, 2.5 mg/ml) of different plant parts of <b style=""><i style="">Siegesbeckia</i></b><i style=""> <b style="">orientalis </b></i><b style="">Linn</b>.,<i style=""> <b style="">Berberis tinctoria </b></i><b style="">Lesch.</b> and<i style=""> <b style="">Justicia betonica </b></i><b style="">Linn.</b> were tested against pathogenic bacteria, viz. <i style="">Aeromonas hydrophila, Escherichia coli, Klebsiella pneumoniae, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Salmonella typhi, Salmonella </i>sp<i style="">., Staphylococcus aureus,</i> <i style="">Vibrio cholerae</i> and <i style="">V</i>.<i style=""> parahemolyticus</i>. All the extracts exhibited broader antibacterial activity against the tested pathogens.
Description: 34-39
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/7842
ISSN: 0975-1092 (Online); 0972-592X (Print)
Appears in Collections:NPR Vol.6(1) [January-February 2007]

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