Journal :   Research Journal of Pharmacy and Technology

Volume No. :   2

Issue No. :  1

Year :  2009

Pages :   212-213

ISSN Print :  0974-3618

ISSN Online :  0974-360X


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Diuretic and antimicrobial activity of leaves of Limnophila rugosa



Address:   Madhumitha.B*, P Devi, Meera R, and Kameswari B
K.M.College of Pharmacy, Uthangudi, Madurai, TamilNadu , India
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ABSTRACT:
Solvent ether, Aqueous and alcoholic extracts of Limnophila rugosa leaves were investigated for Diuretic and antibacterial activity. The six hours acute study of successive aqueous, ethanolic extracts showed increase in urine volume and K + ion excretion as compared to normal saline.The anti microbial activity was assessed by Disc diffusion method against E. coli, Staphylococcus aureus, Bacillus subtillis, Psuedomonas aeruginosa, Salmonella typhi, Vibrio cholerae. The extract was found to possess significant dose dependent diuretic activity and also effective against gram positive and gram negative bacteria
KEYWORDS:
Limnophila rugosa leaves, Diuretic and Antibacterial activity, Amikacin, Furosemide.
Cite:
Madhumitha.B, P Devi, Meera R, Kameswari B. Diuretic and antimicrobial activity of leaves of Limnophila rugosa. Research J. Pharm. and Tech. 2(1): Jan.-Mar. 2009; Page 212-213.
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