Studies of antibacterial activity ethernolic plant extract of Mollugo pentaphylla Linn

By Smita Sharma, Mukesh Chandra Sharma

Abstract

The present study describes the antimicrobial activity of Mollugo pentaphylla fruit extract against microorgnism. Bacillus substils, Staphylococcus aureus, Staphylococcus epidermis, Escherichia coli, Staphylococcus flexineria and Pseudomonas aeruginosa. For this purpose aqueous extract of fruit were prepared and tested by “Disc Diffusion Method?. As a result of this study it was found that the extract of fruit generally revealed anti?microbial activity against both gram-positive bacteria (B. subtils, S. aureous and S. epidermis) and gram-negative bacteria (E. coli, S. flexineria and P.auriginosa).

 

Key Words : Antibacterial activity, Mollugo pentaphylla, Disc diffusion method.

 

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