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Journal :   Research Journal of Pharmacy and Technology

Volume No. :   4

Issue No. :  3

Year :  2011

Pages :   430-432

ISSN Print :  0974-3618

ISSN Online :  0974-360X


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Antibacterial and Antifungal Activity of Aerial Part of Plant Ammannia baccifera Linn.



Address:   Srimanta Kumar Das1, A.S Dhake1, A. Nayak2, N.B. Das2 and S.N. Pandeya3
1L.B.Rao Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research, Khambhat, Gujrat
2Dept. of Natural product,RRL (IMMT) Bhubaneswar,Orissa
3Dept.of Pharma.Chemistry, KMIPS,Rourkela.Orissa.
*Corresponding Author
DOI No: Not Available

ABSTRACT:
Ammannia baccifera Linn, (family Lythraceae), traditionally it is used as cooling appetizer, rubifacient, laxative, stomachic, diuretic, aphrodisiac and lithotriptic also reported as posses antityphoid and antitubercular.The present study was investigated to evaluate in vitro antimicrobial activity of aqueous, methanolic, hexane extracts against bacteria Escherichia coli, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Klebsiella pneumoniae and Staphylococcus aureus and against the fungi Candida albicans,Kluyuviromyces mamlamus .The pathogens were tested by disc diffusion assay method, and An attempt has been made to compare the activity of extracts with standard antibiotics against selected pathogen and all the extracts exhibited significant activity.
KEYWORDS:
Ammannia baccifera, disc diffusion method, antibacterial activity,antifungal activity.
Cite:
Srimanta Kumar Das, AS Dhake, A Nayak, NB Das, SN Pandeya. Antibacterial and Antifungal Activity of Aerial Part of Plant Ammannia baccifera Linn. Research J. Pharm. and Tech. 4(3): March 2011; Page 430-432.
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